Byssinum (sc. textum) est pannus e byssis molluscorum (et praecipue Pinnae nobilis) textus. Fila byssi, manu ducta et suco limonis macerata, colorem aureum indelebilem accipiunt.

Digitabula byssina Tarenti facta
"Imago Manoppello" panno byssino picta

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BibliographiaRecensere

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