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Latin, sindon (a kind of fine Indian cotton stuff).


sindon (plural sindons)

  1. (obsolete) A wrapper.
    • Francis Bacon
      Wrapped in sindons of linen.
  2. (surgery, obsolete) A small rag or pledget introduced into the hole in the cranium made by a trephine.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.



sindon f (genitive sindōnis); third declension

  1. muslin


Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sindon sindōnēs
genitive sindōnis sindōnum
dative sindōnī sindōnibus
accusative sindōnem sindōnēs
ablative sindōne sindōnibus
vocative sindon sindōnēs