mineral kingdom
noun Date: circa 1691 a basic group of natural objects that includes inorganic objects — compare animal kingdom, plant kingdom

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  • Mineral kingdom — Kingdom King dom, n. [AS. cyningd[=o]m. See 2d {King}, and { dom}.] 1. The rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy. [1913 Webster] Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. Ps. cxiv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral kingdom — Mineral Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mineral kingdom — n a basic group of natural objects that includes inorganic objects compare ANIMAL KINGDOM, PLANT KINGDOM …   Medical dictionary

  • mineral kingdom — noun all inorganic objects; contrasts with animal and plant kingdoms • Hypernyms: ↑kingdom * * * noun : the one of the three basic groups of natural objects that comprises inorganic objects compare animal kingdom, plant kingdom * * * minerals… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mineral kingdom — Synonyms and related words: animal kingdom, brute matter, chain of being, class structure, domain, establishment, gel mineral, hierarchy, inorganic matter, inorganic substance, kingdom, metamict substance, mineral, mineral resources, mineral… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mineral kingdom — minerals collectively. Cf. animal kingdom, plant kingdom. [1685 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • mineral kingdom — min′eral king dom n. mir minerals or inorganic substances collectively (contrasted with animal kingdom vegetable kingdom ). • Etymology: 1685–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • Kingdom — King dom, n. [AS. cyningd[=o]m. See 2d {King}, and { dom}.] 1. The rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy. [1913 Webster] Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. Ps. cxiv. 13.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kingdom of God — Kingdom King dom, n. [AS. cyningd[=o]m. See 2d {King}, and { dom}.] 1. The rank, quality, state, or attributes of a king; royal authority; sovereign power; rule; dominion; monarchy. [1913 Webster] Thy kingdom is an everlasting kingdom. Ps. cxiv.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mineral — Min er*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to minerals; consisting of a mineral or of minerals; as, a mineral substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Impregnated with minerals; as, mineral waters. [1913 Webster] {Mineral acids} (Chem.), inorganic acids, as sulphuric …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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