Lemnian

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Lemnian

Of or pertaining to the isle of Lemnos. Lemnian bole, lemnian earth, an aluminous earth of a grayish yellow colour; sphragide; formerly sold as medicine, having astringent properties. Lemnian reddle, a reddle of firm consistence and deep red colour; used by artificers in colouring.

Origin: L. Lemnius, fr. Lemnus, gr.