minium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin minium.

NounEdit

minium ‎(uncountable)

  1. (now historical) Cinnabar, especially when used as a pigment; vermilion. [from 14th c.]
  2. Red lead. [from 17th c.]

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

minium n

  1. red lead, minium (a bright red, poisonous oxide of lead, Pb3O4, used as a pigment and in glass and ceramics)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin minium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

minium m ‎(uncountable)

  1. red lead

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Iberian word.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

minium n ‎(genitive miniī); second declension

  1. native cinnabar
  2. red-lead, minium

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative minium minia
genitive miniī miniōrum
dative miniō miniīs
accusative minium minia
ablative miniō miniīs
vocative minium minia

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • minium” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
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