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pellis

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

pellis: is (
I abl. sing. pelle; but pelli, Lucr. 6, 1270; App. Mag. 22), f. Gr. πέλλα, πέλας, skin; cf. ἐρυσίπελας, ἐπιπολή, surface; also, πλατύς, and Lat. palam, a skin, hide (of a beast), whether on the body or taken off; a felt, pelt, etc.
I Lit., Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 6: inaurata arietis, Enn. ap. Auct. Her. 2, 22, 34 (Trag. v. 285 Vahl.): rana rugosam inflavit pellem, Phaedr. 1, 23, 4; Col. 6, 13, 2: nationes caprarum pellibus vestitae, Varr. R. R. 2, 11, 11; cf.: quam tu numquam vides nisi cum pelle caprinā, Cic. N. D. 1, 29, 82: pelles pro velis, Caes. B. G. 3, 13: fulvique insternor pelle leonis, Verg. A. 2, 722: pelles perficere, Plin. 24, 11, 56, § 94: pelles candidas conficere, id. 13, 6, 13, § 55: pecudes aureas habuisse pelles tradiderunt, Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 6.—Poet., of the human skin: frigida pellis Duraque, Lucr. 6, 1194: ossa atque pellis tota est, Plaut. Aul. 3, 6, 28; id. Capt. 1, 2, 32: pellis nostra, Vulg. Thren. 5, 10; id. Job, 10, 11; 19, 20: pellem habere Hercules fingitur, ut homines cultus antiqui admoneantur. Lugentes quoque diebus luctus in pellibus sunt, Paul. ex Fest. p. 207 Müll.; cf.: deformem pro cute pellem aspice, Juv. 10, 192.—Prov.: detrahere pellem, i. e. to pull off the mask which conceals a person's faults, Hor. S. 2, 1, 64: introrsum turpis, speciosus pelle decorā, with a showy outside, id. Ep. 1, 16, 45: cf. Pers. 4, 14: in propriā pelle quiescere, to be content with one's own state or condition, Hor. S. 1, 6, 22 (v. pellicula): caninam pellem rodere, said of lampooning a slanderer, Mart. 5, 60, 10: pellem pro pelle, et cuncta quae habet homo dabit pro animā suā, Vulg. Job, 2, 4: si mutare potest Aethiops pellem suam, id. Jer. 13, 23.—
II Transf.
   A Leather: ruptā calceus alter Pelle patet, Juv. 3, 150.—
   B A garment, article of clothing made of skin, Col. 1, 8; cf. Ov. Tr. 3, 10, 19: pes in pelle natet, in the shoe, id. A. A. 1, 516; Pers. 5, 140.—
   C A tent for soldiers (because it was covered with skins); usually in the phrase sub pellibus, in the camp: ut non multum imperatori sub ipsis pellibus otii relinquatur, Cic. Ac. 2, 2, 4: sub pellibus milites contineri non possent, Caes. B. G. 3, 29 fin.: (Caesar) sub pellibus hiemare constituit, id. B. C. 3, 13 fin.; cf. Liv. 37, 39: durare sub pellibus, id. 5, 2; Tac. A. 13, 35; 14, 38: pellium nomine, for covering shields, Cic. Pis. 36, 87.—
   D Parchment: pellibus exiguis artatur Livius ingens, on little parchments, Mart. 14, 190, 1.—
   E A drum: pelles caedere, Min. Fel. 24, 4.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

pellis,¹⁰ is, f.,
1 peau : pellis caprina Cic. Nat. 1, 82, peau de chèvre || peau [sur quoi se coucher ou pour se couvrir], fourrure : Col. Rust. 1, 8, 9 ; Virg. En. 2, 722
2 peau [tannée], cuir : pes in pelle natat Ov. Ars 1, 516, le pied danse dans le soulier || cordon de soulier : Hor. S. 1, 6, 27
3 tente du soldat [recouverte de peaux] : sub pellibus Cic. Ac. 2, 4 ; Cæs. G. 3, 29, 2 ; C. 3, 13 ; Liv. 5, 2, sous la tente
4 parchemin : Mart. 14, 190, 1
5 [fig.] a) enveloppe, extérieur, dehors : Hor. S. 2, 1, 64 ; Ep. 1, 16, 45 ; Pers. 4, 14 ; b) condition : in propria pelle quiescere Hor. S. 1, 6, 22, se tenir dans sa propre peau, se contenter de son sort. abl. sing. pelle ; pelli Apul. *Apol. 22 ; CIL 2, 2660.

Latin > German (Georges)

pellis, is, f. (griech. πέλας, Haut, ahd. fel), das Fell, I) das Fell, der Pelz, die Haut, sowohl abgezogen als noch am Leibe befindlich, caprae, Varro: ovis, Lact.: vervecum pelles, Sulp. Sev.: p. agnina, ICt.: aprinea, Hyg.: bubula, Varro fr.: canina, Scrib. Larg.: caprina, Cic.: haedina, Val. Max. u. Sen.: leonina, Plin. u. Hyg.: ursina, Veget. mul. u. Edict. Diocl.: rugosa, Phaedr.: pelles Babylonicae, Parthicae, ICt.: lanatae, ICt.: indutoriae, ICt.: pelles, quibus involvuntur vestimenta, ICt.: pelles pro velis tenuiter confectae, Caes.: pelles candidas conficere, Plin.: detrahere (alci) pellem, Hor. u. Phaedr.: detrahere pellem alcis corpori, Plin.: caprarum pellibus vestitos esse, Varro: leonis pellem pro tegumento habere, Hyg. – Sprichw., caninam pellem radere, lästern, schmähen, Mart. 5, 60, 10. – bildl., detrahere alci pellem, die Fehler aufdecken, Hor. sat. 2, 1, 64: introrsum turpis, speciosus pelle decorā, von außen gleißend, Hor. ep. 1, 16, 45. – II) verarbeitet, 1) das Fell, die Haut, das Leder, a) zur Bedeckung der Winterzelte, sub pellibus, in Winterzelten (hingegen in hibernis, in den Winterquartieren übh.), Caes. u.a. – b) zur Bekleidung, pellibus tecta tempora, Pelzmütze, Ov.: pellium nomine, zu Schilden, Cic. – c) das Pergament, Mart. 14, 190, 1. – 2) meton.: a) der Schuhriemen, Schnürriemen, pelles nigrae, Hor. sat. 1, 6, 27. – b) der Schuh, ne vagus in laxa pes tibi pelle natet (schlottere), Ov. art. am. 1, 516: u. so (wohl danach) si pes laxā pelle non folleat (schlottert), Hieron. epist. 22, 28. – / Abl. Sing. gew. pelle; doch auch pelli, *Lucr. 6, 1268. *Ps. Verg. Cir. 506 H. Apul. apol. 22 extr. (doch Krüger pelle). Corp. inscr. Lat. 2, 2660, e.

Latin > English

pellis pellis N F :: skin, hide; pelt