Saturnine colic
Saturnine Sat"ur*nine, a. [L. Saturnus the god Saturn, also, the planet Saturn: cf. F. saturnin of or pertaining to lead (Saturn, in old chemistry, meaning lead), saturnien saturnine, saturnian. See {Saturn}.] 1. Born under, or influenced by, the planet Saturn. [1913 Webster]

2. Heavy; grave; gloomy; dull; -- the opposite of {mercurial}; as, a saturnine person or temper. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

3. (Old Chem.) Of or pertaining to lead; characterized by, or resembling, lead, which was formerly called Saturn. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

{Saturnine colic} (Med.), lead colic. [1913 Webster]


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