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suppărum (sĭpărium, sĭpărum , sĭphărum ), i, n., and suppărus (-phărus ) i, m. Oscan; orig., perh., linen stuff in gen.; hence,
I. A linen garment worn by women: indutui alterum, quod subtus, a quo subucula: alterum quod supra, a quo supparus: nisi id, quod item dicunt Osce, Varr. L. L. 5, § 131 Müll.: “supparus vestimentum puellare lineum, quod et subucula, id est camisia, dicitur: Afranius: puella non sum, supparo si induta sum,Fest. p. 311 ib.; cf. Non. 540, 14: “quid istae, quae vesti quotannis nomina inveniunt nova ... Indusiatam, patagiatam ... Supparum aut subminiam,Plaut. Ep. 2, 2, 48: “suppura angusta,Luc. 2, 364. —
(β). A linen garment worn by men: hic indutus supparum, Varr. ap. Non. 540, 15; cf. Non. 540, 8.—
II. = σίφαρος, a small sail on the foremast, a topsail: “supparum appellant dolonem, velum minus in navi, ut acation majus,Fest. p. 340 Müll.: “pandens Suppara velorum,Luc. 5, 428; Stat. S. 3, 2, 27; Sen. Ep. 77, 1; id. Herc. Oet. 698; id. Med. 327 al. —Collat. form sippărum or sippărus , Sen. Ep. 77, 1 Haase.
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