Samian
Samian Sa"mi*an, a. [L. Samius.] Of or pertaining to the island of Samos. [1913 Webster]

Fill high the cup with Samian wine. --Byron. [1913 Webster]

{Samian earth}, a species of clay from Samos, formerly used in medicine as an astringent. [1913 Webster]


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  • Samian — Nom Samuel Tremblay Naissance 1983 Pikogan, Québec Pays d’origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Samian — may refer to: * Samian, meaning something or someone from one of the locations known as Samos * Samian ware, an ancient type of pottery * Samian Sibyl * Samian sage, Pythagoras of Samos * Samian, a band Green Day drummer Tré Cool formerly played… …   Wikipedia

  • Samian — Sa mi*an, n. A native or inhabitant of Samos. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • samian — n. & adj. n. a native or inhabitant of Samos, an island in the Aegean sea. adj. of Samos. Phrases and idioms: Samian ware fine red pottery from various parts of the Roman Empire, esp. Gaulish pottery often found on Roman sites in Britain.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Samian — adjective or noun see Samos …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Samian — /say mee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the Greek island of Samos. n. 2. a native or inhabitant of Samos. [1570 80; < L Sami(us) ( < Gk Sámios of SAMOS) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • samian — 1. adjective Of or pertaining to the island of Samos. 2. noun A native or inhabitant of Samos …   Wiktionary

  • Samian — [ seɪmɪən] noun a native or inhabitant of Samos, a Greek island in the Aegean. adjective relating to Samos …   English new terms dictionary

  • samian — sa·mi·an …   English syllables

  • Samian — /ˈseɪmiən/ (say saymeeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Samos or its inhabitants. –noun 2. an inhabitant of Samos …   Australian English dictionary

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