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lōmentum, i, n. [lavo], a mixture of bean-meal and rice kneaded together, used by the Roman ladies for preserving the smoothness of their skin.
- I. Lit.: lomento rugas condere, Mart. 3, 42, 1: ex faba lomentum factum, Pall. Oct. 14, 9.
- B. Transf.
- 1. A kind of blue color, azure: lomentum est caeruleo candidius, Plin. 33, 13, 57, § 162.
- 2. Bean-meal: lomentum appellatur ea farina, Plin. 18, 12, 30, § 117.
- * II. Trop., a wash, cosmetic, Cael. ap. Cic. Fam. 8, 14, 4.