On these place a new pot, pour into it some fornis mentioned above, called by the Romans glossa, otherwise gum arabic.
The glossa Ordinaria, as it is called, is the best known of these commentaries.
The reference to the "glossa of Theotypas" is part of the fiction.
Dondeus says this interpretation is clearly proved by the authority of a glossa in the chapter: Ex litterarum.
Late in life he retired to his villa, and there in quiet worked on his great glossa till he died.
glossa glos·sa (glô'sə)
n. pl. glos·sas or glos·sae (glô'sē)