Pactolian Pac*to"li*an, a. Pertaining to the Pactolus, a river in ancient Lydia famous for its golden sands. [1913 Webster]

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  • pactolian — pac·to·li·an …   English syllables

  • pactolian — (ˈ)pak|tōlēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Pactolus, river in Lydia, Asia Minor + English ian : of or relating to the Pactolus river or its gold bearing sands : golden …   Useful english dictionary

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