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chian


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chian  \Chi"an\a.  [L.  chius,  fr  Chios  the  island  Chios,  Gr  ?.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Chios,  an  island  in  the  [AE]gean  Sea. 
 
  {Chian  earth},  a  dense,  compact  kind  of  earth,  from  Chios, 
  used  anciently  as  an  astringent  and  a  cosmetic. 
 
  {Chian  turpentine},  a  fragrant,  almost  transparent 
  turpentine,  obtained  from  the  {Pistacia  Terebinthus}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Chian 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  Chios  [syn:  {Chian}] 




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