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ciccus, i, m., = κίκκος, the thin membrane surrounding the grains of a pomegranate; hence for something unimportant, worthless, a trifle, bagatelle, Varr. L. L. 7, 91; cf. Fest. p. 42, 10 Müll.: ciccum non interduim, I would not give a straw, Plaut. Rud. 2, 7, 22; id. ap. Varr. l. l.; cf. Aus. Idyll. praef. 13.