"A Greek and Roman liquid measure, containing one-twelfth of the sextarius, or .0825 of a pint English. The form of the cyathus used at banquets was that of a small ladle, by means of which the wine was conveyed into the drinking-cups from the large vessel in which it was mixed. Two of these cyathi are represented in this following woodcut." — Smith, 1873.

Cyathus

"A Greek and Roman liquid measure, containing one-twelfth of the sextarius, or .0825 of a pint English.…

"The <em>crater</em> was a vessel in which the wine, according to the custom of the ancients, who very seldom drank it pure, was mixed with water, and from which the cups were filled. The liquid was conveyed from the crater into the drinking-cups by means of a <em>cyathus</em>, or small ladle." &mdash; Anthon, 1891

Cyathus

"The crater was a vessel in which the wine, according to the custom of the ancients, who very…

"Ladle, <em>Kyathos</em>." &mdash; The Delphian Society, 1913

Kyathos

"Ladle, Kyathos." — The Delphian Society, 1913

A cup with a long handle, used in lading or dipping.

Ladle

A cup with a long handle, used in lading or dipping.

"Trua, Trulla, to perforate; a large and flat spoon or ladle, pierced with holes; a trowel. The following woodcut represents such a ladle." &mdash Smith; 1873

Trua

"Trua, Trulla, to perforate; a large and flat spoon or ladle, pierced with holes; a trowel. The following…

"Trutina, a general term, including both libra, a balance, and statera, a steelyard. Payments were originally made by weighing, not by counting. Hence a balance was preserved n the temple of Saturn at Rome. The following wood-cut represents a remarkably beautiful statera, which is preserved in the museum of the Capitol at Rome. " &mdash Smith; 1873

Trutina

"Trutina, a general term, including both libra, a balance, and statera, a steelyard. Payments were originally…