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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Lemnian earth (which see, under Lemnian).

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  • noun (Min.) Lemnian earth.

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  • noun mineralogy Lemnian earth

Etymologies

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Latin sphragis, sphragidis, Lemnian earth, from Ancient Greek a seal; so called because sold in sealed packets.

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