1) a little head
2) the highest part, extremity of anything
2a) as the capital of a column
2b) the tips or knobs of the wooden rod around which parchments were rolled were called by this word, because they resembled little heads
3) the Alexandrian writers transferred the name to the roll or volume itself
3a) in the roll of the book
Part of Speech: noun feminine
From G2776; properly a knob, that is, (by implication) a roll (by extension from the end of a stick on which the manuscript was rolled): - volume.
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Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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