Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of LEMNIAN

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY