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Talisman
Talisman Tal"is*man, n.; pl. Talismans. [Sp., from Ar. tilism, tilsam, a magical image, pl. tilsam[=a]n, fr. Gr. ? tribute, tax, LGr., an initiation, incantation, from ? to complete, perform, to play taxes, to make perfect, to initiate, especially in the mysteries, fr. ? completion, end.] 1. A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the configuration of the heavens, to which wonderful effects are ascribed; the seal, figure, character, or image, of a heavenly sign, constellation, or planet, engraved on a sympathetic stone, or on a metal corresponding to the star, in order to receive its influence. 2. Hence, something that produces extraordinary effects, esp. in averting or repelling evil; an amulet; a charm; as, a talisman to avert diseases. --Swift.
Talismanic
Talismanic Tal`is*man"ic, Talismanical Tal`is*man"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. talismanique.] Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical.
Talismanical
Talismanic Tal`is*man"ic, Talismanical Tal`is*man"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. talismanique.] Of or pertaining to a talisman; having the properties of a talisman, or preservative against evils by occult influence; magical.
Talismans
Talisman Tal"is*man, n.; pl. Talismans. [Sp., from Ar. tilism, tilsam, a magical image, pl. tilsam[=a]n, fr. Gr. ? tribute, tax, LGr., an initiation, incantation, from ? to complete, perform, to play taxes, to make perfect, to initiate, especially in the mysteries, fr. ? completion, end.] 1. A magical figure cut or engraved under certain superstitious observances of the configuration of the heavens, to which wonderful effects are ascribed; the seal, figure, character, or image, of a heavenly sign, constellation, or planet, engraved on a sympathetic stone, or on a metal corresponding to the star, in order to receive its influence. 2. Hence, something that produces extraordinary effects, esp. in averting or repelling evil; an amulet; a charm; as, a talisman to avert diseases. --Swift.

Meaning of Alisma from wikipedia

- Alisma is a genus of flowering plants in the family Alismataceae, members of which are commonly known as water-plantains. The genus consists of aquatic...
- Alisma plantago-aquatica, also known as European water-plantain, common water-plantain or mad-dog weed, is a perennial flowering aquatic plant widespread...
- Alisma orientale, commonly known as Asian water plantain, is a flowering plant species in the genus Alisma found in Asia. Alisma orientale is sometimes...
- Alisma lanceolatum is a species of aquatic plant in the water plantain family known by the common names lanceleaf water plantain and narrow-leaved water...
- vesiculosa Alisma canaliculatum Alisma gramineum Alisma lanceolatum Alisma nanum Alisma orientale Alisma plantago-aquatica Alisma subcordatum Alisma triviale...
- Alisma nanum is a species of plant in the Alismataceae. It is endemic to Xinjiang in western China, where it grows in marshes at elevations of about 600...
- Alisma canaliculatum, commonly known as channelled water plantain, is a species of plants in the Alismataceae. It is native to ****an, Korea, the Ryukyu...
- Alisma gramineum is a small aquatic plant in the water-plantain family. It has several common names including narrowleaf water-plantain, ribbonleaf water-plantain...
- Damasonium alisma is a species of flowering marsh plant known by the common name of starfruit. Its native range includes parts of Great Britain, France...
- Alisma wahlenbergii, the Baltic water-plantain, is a species of plant in the Alismataceae. It is native to the area around the northern Baltic Sea: Finland...
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