Lewis & Short

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sīpărĭum, ii, n. [kindr. with supparum, from σίπαρος, orig. a little sail; hence, transf.],

  1. I. The smaller curtain in a theatre (drawn up between the scenes of a comedy; cf. aulaeum, the main curtain): aulaeo subducto et complicitis sipariis, scena disponitur, App. M. 10, p. 253, 23; 1, p. 106, 4: post siparium, i. e. behind the scenes, Cic. Prov. Cons. 6, 14; Juv. 8, 186.
      1. 2. Meton., comedy (opp. cothurnus, tragedy): (verba) cothurno, non tantum sipario fortiora, Sen. Tranq. 11, 6.
  2. II. A curtain or screen over the judges’ seats to keep off the sun, Quint. 6, 1, 32 Spald.; 6, 3, 72.

suppărum (sĭpărium, sĭpărum, sĭphărum), i, n., and suppărus (sĭ-phărus) i, m. [Oscan; orig., perh., linen stuff in gen.; hence],

  1. I. A linen garment worn by women: indutui alterum, quod subtus, a quo subucula: alterum quod supra, a quo supparus: nisi id, quod item dicunt Osce, Varr. L. L. 5, § 131 Müll.: supparus vestimentum puellare lineum, quod et subucula, id est camisia, dicitur: Afranius: puella non sum, supparo si induta sum, Fest. p. 311 ib.; cf. Non. 540, 14: quid istae, quae vesti quotannis nomina inveniunt novaIndusiatam, patagiatamSupparum aut subminiam, Plaut. Ep. 2, 2, 48: suppura angusta, Luc. 2, 364.
          1. (β) A linen garment worn by men: hic indutus supparum, Varr. ap. Non. 540, 15; cf. Non. 540, 8.
  2. II. = σίφαρος, a small sail on the foremast, a topsail: supparum appellant dolonem, velum minus in navi, ut acation majus, Fest. p. 340 Müll.: pandens Suppara velorum, Luc. 5, 428; Stat. S. 3, 2, 27; Sen. Ep. 77, 1; id. Herc. Oet. 698; id. Med. 327 al.
    Collat. form sippărum or sippărus, Sen. Ep. 77, 1 Haase.