Lewis & Short

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ĕlenchus, i, m., = ἔλεγχος.

  1. I. A costly trinket, ear-pendant, Plin. 9, 35, 56, § 113; Juv. 6, 459; Dig. 34, 2, 32, § 8; cf. Boettig. Sabina II. p. 56.
  2. II. Plur., part of the title of a work of M. Pompilius Andronicus: adeo inops ut coactus est praecipuum illud opusculum suum, annalium Ennii elenchorum XVI. milibus nummum vendere, etc., prob. a review, refutation, Suet. Gram. 8.