astrion
Astroite As"tro*ite, n. [L. astroites: cf. F. astroite.] A radiated stone or fossil; star-stone. [Obs.] [Written also {astrite} and {astrion}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • astrite — Astroite As tro*ite, n. [L. astroites: cf. F. astroite.] A radiated stone or fossil; star stone. [Obs.] [Written also {astrite} and {astrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astroite — As tro*ite, n. [L. astroites: cf. F. astroite.] A radiated stone or fossil; star stone. [Obs.] [Written also {astrite} and {astrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • ASTERIA — I. ASTERIA Hydei filia, ex Bellorophonte Hydim, seu Hydissum peperit, a quo Hydislus, urbs Cariae, Steph. II. ASTERIA Hesychius Α᾿ςτερίη, ἡ Κρήτη, καὶ ἡ Δῆλος οὕτως εναλοῦντο. III. ASTERIA filia Coei Titanis filii, quae, teste Fulgentiô, post… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • CANDIDAE et CANDICANTES gemmae — dicuntur Plinio, l. 37. c. 9. quae κρύςαλλοι Straboni, l. 15. ubi de India, φέρει δὲ καὶ λιθίαν ἡ χώρα πολυτελῆ κρυςάλλων καὶ ἀνθράκων παντοίων, ἔτι δὲ καὶ μαργαριτῶν: h. e. crystallinâ facie gemmae, inter quas primatum obtinet adamas. Plinius,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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