Rhetian
Rhetian Rhe"ti*an, a. [L. Rhaetius, Raetius: cf. F. rh['e]tien.] Pertaining to the ancient Rh[ae]ti, or Rh[ae]tians, or to Rh[ae]tia, their country; as, the Rhetian Alps, now the country of Tyrol and the Grisons. [1913 Webster]

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  • rhetian — RHETIÁN s.n. (geol.) Ultimul etaj al triasicului, considerat şi primul etaj al jurasicului. // adj. Care aparţine acestui etaj. [pron. ti an. / < fr. rhétien]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  RHETIÁN, Ă adj., s. n. (din)… …   Dicționar Român

  • rhetian — Usage: usually capitalized variant of rhaetian * * * /ree sheuhn, shee euhn/, n., adj. Rhaetian. * * * Rhetian etc.: see Rhætian, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhetian — /ree sheuhn, shee euhn/, n., adj. Rhaetian. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rhaetic — Rh[ae] tic, a. [L. Rhaeticus Rhetian.] (Geol.) Pertining to, or of the same horizon as, certain Mesozoic strata of the Rhetian Alps. These strata are regarded as closing the Triassic period. See the Chart of {Geology}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhaetizite — Rh[ae] ti*zite, n. [So called from L. Rhaetia, Raetia, the Rhetian Alps, where it is found.] (Min.) A variety of the mineral cyanite. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rhaetian — /ree sheuhn, shee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Rhaetia. 2. Rhaeto Romanic. 3. Raetic. n. 4. Raetic. 5. Rhaeto Romanic. Also, Rhetian. [1610 20; RHAETI(A) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • AD`IGE —    a river of Italy, which rises in the Rhetian Alps and falls into the Adriatic after a course of 250 m.; subject to sudden swellings and overflowings …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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