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glomus

Μὴ φῦναι τὸν ἅπαντα νικᾷ λόγον -> Not to be born is, past all prizing, best.
Sophocles, Oedipus Coloneus l. 1225

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

glŏmus: (glōm-, Lucr. 1, 360; v. Lachm.), ĕris, n. for glob-mus, kindr. with globus,
I a ball or clue of yarn, thread, etc. (very rare).
I In gen.: lanae, Lucr. 1, 360 (v. Lachm. ad h. l.); Hor. Ep. 1, 13, 14: lini, Plin. 36, 13, 19, § 91: staminis albi, Scrib. Comp. 142.—
II In partic.: glomus in sacris crustulum cymbi figura ex oleo coctum appellatur, Paul. ex Fest. p. 98 Müll. (in Cato and Varro globus).

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

glŏmus,¹⁵ ĕris, n., peloton, pelote : Hor. Ep. 1, 13, 14 || sorte de gâteau sacré : P. Fest. 98.

Latin > German (Georges)

glomus, eris, n. (Nbf. v. globus; s. Prisc. 1, 44), I) der Kloß, als Speise, Paul. ex Fest. 98, 4; vgl. Varro LL. 5, 107. – II) der Knäuel, lanae, Lucr. 1, 360. Hor. ep. 1, 13, 14: lini, Varro fr. bei Plin. 36, 91: staminis albi, Scrib. Larg. 142. / Erste Silbe lang (ō) b. Lucr. 1, 360, s. Lachm. z. St. S. 35 f.

Latin > English

glomus glomeris N N :: ball-shaped mass; ball made by winding, ball of thread, skein