Lemnian
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. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • lemnian — I. ˈlemnēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin Lemnius Lemnian (from Greek Lēmnios, from Lēmnos Lemnos, island in the Aegean Sea) + English an : of or relating to the Greek island of Lemnos II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lemnian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to the island of Lemnos. 2. noun a) An inhabitant of Lemnos. b) An extinct language, related to Etruscan, that was spoken in the Aegean and is attested in a stele found on Lemnos …   Wiktionary

  • Lemnian — ISO 639 3 Code : xle ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • lemnian — lem·ni·an …   English syllables

  • Lemnian bole — 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. [1913 Webster] {Lemnian bole}, {Lemnian earth}, an aluminous earth of a grayish yellow color; sphragide; formerly sold as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lemnian earth — 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. [1913 Webster] {Lemnian bole}, {Lemnian earth}, an aluminous earth of a grayish yellow color; sphragide; formerly sold as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lemnian reddle — 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. [1913 Webster] {Lemnian bole}, {Lemnian earth}, an aluminous earth of a grayish yellow color; sphragide; formerly sold as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lemnian ruddle — noun A red ochre found in Lemnos • • • Main Entry: ↑Lemnian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lemnian language — The Lemnian language is a language of the 6th century BC spoken on the island of Lemnos. It is mainly attested by an inscription found on a funerary stele, termed the Lemnos stele, discovered in 1885 near Kaminia. However, fragments of… …   Wikipedia

  • Lemnian Athena — The Lemnian Athena or Athena Lemnia , was a classical Greek statue of the goddess Athena. According to Pausanias (1.28.2), the original bronze was created by Phidias circa 450 440 BCE, for Athenians living on Lemnos to dedicate on the Acropolis… …   Wikipedia

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