Sphragide

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sphragide (Min) Lemnian earth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sphragide Same as Lemnian earth (which see, under Lemnian).
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sphragis, -idis, Lemnian earth, fr. Gr. , , a seal; -- so called because sold in sealed packets.]