citrine +‎ -ation


citrination (plural citrinations)

  1. (archaic) The process of taking on a lemon-yellow colour, as the philosopher's stone was supposed to do in alchemy.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Thynne to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 17:44