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  • n. A woman's headband (sometimes of metal), for binding the front hair in Ancient Greece.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A woman's headband (sometimes of metal), for binding the front hair.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Greek antiquity: A general term for a band or fillet or other female head-dress worn encircling the head, particularly when made of metal, or bearing in front an ornament of metal. A head-band for horses; also, an ornamental plate of metal covering the front of a horse's head.
  • n. [NL.] A species of trilobite or fossil crustacean, found chiefly in Lower Silurian strata.
  • n. In the anatomic structure of the Devonian fish Pal├Žospondylus, an element of the anterior part of the skull.

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Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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