Phrygian stone
Phrygian Phryg"i*an, a. [L. Phrygius, Gr. ?, fr. ? Phrygia, a country of Asia Minor.] Of or pertaining to Phrygia, or to its inhabitants. [1913 Webster]

{Phrygian mode} (Mus.), one of the ancient Greek modes, very bold and vehement in style; -- so called because fabled to have been invented by the Phrygian Marsyas. --Moore (Encyc. of Music).

{Phrygian stone}, a light, spongy stone, resembling a pumice, -- used by the ancients in dyeing, and said to be drying and astringent. [1913 Webster]


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