a sort of ornamental head-dress, (Isaiah 3:18) with a net for its base. The name is derived from the caul, the membranous bag which encloses the heart–the pericardium.–ED.

-1. Probably the upper lobe of the liver .Burnt with sacrifice Ex 29:13,22; Le 3:4,10,15; 4:9; 7:4; 8:16,25; 9:10,19 -2. Netted caps Isa 3:18

(Heb. yothe’reth; i.e., “something redundant”), the membrane which covers the upper part of the liver (Ex. 29:13, 22; Lev. 3:4, 10, 15; 4:9; 7:4; marg., “midriff”). In Hos. 13:8 (Heb. seghor; i.e., “an enclosure”) the pericardium, or parts about the heart, is meant.