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cyăthus, i, m., = κύαθος, a small ladle for transferring the wine from the mixing-bowl (crater) to the drinking-cup (cf. Becker, Gall. 3, p. 221).

I. Prop., Varr. L. L. 5, 124 Müll.; Plaut. Stich. 5, 4, 24; id. Ps. 4, 2, 2; Hor. S. 1, 6, 117; Juv. 9, 47; Suet. Caes. 49 al.

II. As a measure, both dry and liquid (particularly for wine), the twelfth part of a sextarius, Hor. C. 3, 8, 13; 3, 19, 12; Plin. 14, 9, 11, 85; or ten Greek drachmæ, Plin. 21, 34, 109, 185; cf. Rhemn. Fann. Pond. 80.