from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A brownish purple pigment, obtained by the action of some compounds of tin upon certain salts of gold. It is used in painting and staining porcelain and glass to give a beautiful purple color. Commonly called Purple of Cassius.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A certain purple pigment. See purple.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
Latin Cassius, a Roman gens name possibly derived from cassus ("empty"). (Wiktionary)