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byssus , i, f. (byssum , i, n., Isid. Orig. 19, 27, 4), = βύσσος [Heb. ],
I.cotton, cotton stuff, App. M. 11, p. 258, 20; Mart. Cap. 2, § 114; Vulg. Exod. 25, 4 al. (acc. to others, a fine kind of flax, and the linen made from it; v. Liddell and Scott's Lex.).
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