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lemnian

lemnian


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lemnian  \Lem"ni*an\  (l[e^]m"n[i^]*an),  a.  [L.  Lemnius  fr 
  Lemnus,  Gr  Lh^mnos.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  isle  of  Lemnos. 
 
  {Lemnian  bole},  {Lemnian  earth},  an  aluminous  earth  of  a 
  grayish  yellow  color;  sphragide;  --  formerly  sold  as 
  medicine,  having  astringent  properties. 
 
  {Lemnian  reddle},  a  reddle  of  firm  consistence  and  deep  red 
  color;  --  used  by  artificers  in  coloring.