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hercynian


hercynian


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hercynian  \Her*cyn"i*an\,  a.  [L.  Hercynia  silva,  Hercynius 
  saltus  the  Hercynian  forest;  cf  Gr  ?  ?.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  an  extensive  forest  in  Germany,  of  which 
  there  are  still  portions  in  Swabia  and  the  Hartz  mountains.