ἔλυτρον

ἔλυτρον, τό, ([etym.] εἰλύω)
A couering:
1 bow-case, S.Fr.1043 (pl.); sheath of a spear, Ar.Ach.1120; mirror-case, IG2.706Ab13; χοᾶ ἐν ἐ. ib.11 (2).219B76 (Delos, iii B.C.); case of a shield, D.S.20.11 (pl.).
2 sheath of the spinal cord, Hp.Art.45: the shard of a beetle's wing, Arist.HA532a23; shell of a crab, Ael.NA9.43; of the eye-lids, Arist. de An.421b29; of the umbilical cord, Id.HA586b23.
3 husk or capsule of seeds, J.AJ3.7.6; the flowering glume of ζέα δίκοκκος, Dsc. 2.89.
4 the body, as being the case or shell of the soul, Pl.R.588e, Poet. ap. Luc.Demon.44.
5 reservoir for water, Hdt.1.185,4.173, Paus.2.27.7, al.; tank for fish, Palaeph.27. (Cf. Skt. varútram 'cloak', varūtár- 'protector'.) [[pron. full] Ar.l.c.]

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