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conchylium

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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

conchȳlĭum: ii, n., = κογχύλιον.
I A shell-fish, a testaceous animal, in gen., Plin. 9, 29, 46, § 86; Cic. Div. 2, 14, 33.—
II Specif.
   A An oyster, Cic. Pis. 27, 67; Hor. Epod. 2, 49; id. S. 2, 2, 74; 2, 4, 30; 2, 8, 27; Cels. 2, 18.—
   2    A kind of purple shell-fish: color conchyli, Lucr. 6, 1074; Cat. 64, 49 Sillig N. cr.; Col. 8, 17, 9; Vitr. 7, 13.—
   B Meton.
   a Purple color, purple, Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 26, § 59; Plin. 9, 36, 60, § 127 sq.—
   b Purple garments, purple, Quint. 1, 2, 6; Juv. 3, 81; 8, 101 al.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

conchȳlĭum,¹² ĭī, n. (κογχύλιον), [en gén.] coquillage : Cic. Div. 2, 33 || [en part.] a) huître : Cic. Pis. 67 ; b) le pourpre, coquillage d’où l’on tire la pourpre : Lucr. 6, 1074 || [fig.] pourpre [teinture] : Cic. Verr. 2, 4, 59 || conchȳlĭa, ōrum, n., Juv. 3, 81, vêtements teints en pourpre. conquilium Gloss. 5, 350, 22.

Latin > German (Georges)

conchȳlium, ī, n. (κογχύλιον), das Muschel- od. Schaltier, I) im allg.: ostreis et conchyliis omnibus contingit, ut cum luna pariter crescant pariterque decrescant, Cic. de div. 2, 33. – II) insbes.: 1) das eßbare Schaltier, bes. die Auster, Lucrina, Hor.: exstructa mensa, non conchyliis aut piscibus, sed multā carne subrancidā, Cic.: nondum prima verba exprimit (infans), conchylium poscit, Quint. – 2) die Purpurschnecke (u. zwar vermutlich eine besondere Art aus dem Geschlechte der »Kinkhörner«, etwa Buccinum Capillus, L., od. der »Kräuselschnecke«, etwa Turbo inanthinus. L.), color od. fucus conchylii, Lucr. u. Catull.: sic enim et purpura eodem conchylio non in unum modum exit, Sen. – Meton., der Purpur, d.i. a) die Purpurfarbe, vestis conchylio tincta, Cic.: conchylia et purpuras (Muschel- u. Purpurfarben) omnis hora atterit, Plin.: desiderat saturari multo conchylio purpuram intextam auro, Sen. – b) das Purpurgewand, eorum conchylia, Iuven. 3, 81: conchylia Coa, Iuven. 8, 101. – Nbf. conquilium, ī, n., Gloss. V, 350, 22.

Latin > English

conchylium conchylii N N :: mollusk, murex/purple-fish; purple, purple dye/garments (pl.); plant iasine
conchylium conchylium conchylii N N :: shellfish; oyster; purple colour