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Abelian A*bel"i*an, Abelite A"bel*ite, Abelonian
A`bel*o"ni*an, n. (Eccl. Hist.)
One of a sect in Africa (4th century), mentioned by St.
Augustine, who states that they married, but lived in
continence, after the manner, as they pretended, of Abel.
Carmelite Car"mel*ite, Carmelin Car"mel*in a.
Of or pertaining to the order of Carmelites.
Carmelite Car"mel*ite, n.
1. (Eccl. Hist.) A friar of a mendicant order (the Order of
Our Lady of Mount Carmel) established on Mount Carmel, in
Syria, in the twelfth century; a White Friar.
2. A nun of the Order of Our lady of Mount Carmel.
DelitescenceDelitescence Del`i*tes"cence, n. [See Delitescent.]
1. Concealment; seclusion; retirement.
The delitescence of mental activities. --Sir W.
2. (Med.) The sudden disappearance of inflammation.
Delitescency Del`i*tes"cen*cy, n.
The mental organization of the novelist must be
characterized, to speak craniologically, by an
extraordinary development of the passion for
delitescency. --Sir W.
Delitescent Del`i*tes"cent, a. [L. delitescens, -entis, p. pr.
of delitescere to lie hid.]
Lying hid; concealed.
Ficttelite Fict"tel*ite, n. (Min.)
A white crystallized mineral resin from the Fichtelgebirge,
Ismaelian Is`ma*e"li*an, Ismaelite Is"ma*el*ite, n. (Eccl.)
One of a sect of Mohammedans who favored the pretensions of
the family of Mohammed ben Ismael, of the house Ali.
Israelite Is"ra*el*ite, n. [L. Isra["e]lites, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?,
Israel, Heb. Yisr[=a]?l, i. e., champion of God; s[=a]r[=a]h
to fight + ?l God.]
A descendant of Israel, or Jacob; a Hebrew; a Jew.
Knebelite Kne"bel*ite, n. [From Major von Knebel.] (Min.)
A mineral of a gray, red, brown, or green color, and
glistening luster. It is a silicate of iron and manganese.
nephelite elaeolite syeniteSyenite Sy"e*nite, n. [L. Syenites (sc. lapis), from Syene,
Gr. ?.] (Min.)
(a) Orig., a rock composed of quartz, hornblende, and
feldspar, anciently quarried at Syene, in Upper Egypt,
and now called granite.
(b) A granular, crystalline, ingeous rock composed of
orthoclase and hornblende, the latter often replaced or
accompanied by pyroxene or mica. Syenite sometimes
contains nephelite (el[ae]olite) or leucite, and is then
called nephelite (el[ae]olite) syenite or leucite
Ottrelite Ot"trel*ite, n. [From Ottrez, on the borders of
A micaceous mineral occurring in small scales. It is
characteristic of certain crystalline schists.
Pimelite Pim"e*lite, n. [Gr. ? fat.] (Min.)
An apple-green mineral having a greasy feel. It is a hydrous
silicate of nickel, magnesia, aluminia, and iron.
Pre-RaphaelitePre-Raphaelite Pre-Raph"a*el*ite, n.
Popularly, any modern artist thought to be a would-be
restorer of early ideas or methods, as one of the German
painters often called Nazarenes, or one who paints and
draws with extreme minuteness of detail.
Preraphaelite Pre*raph"a*el*ite, a.
Of or pertaining to the style called preraphaelitism; as, a
preraphaelite figure; a preraphaelite landscape. --Ruskin.
Preraphaelite Pre*raph"a*el*ite, n.
One who favors or practices art as it was before Raphael; one
who favors or advocates preraphaelitism.
Quinqueliteral Quin`que*lit"er*al, a. [Quinque- + literal.]
Consisting of five letters.
Raphaelite Raph"a*el*ite, n.
One who advocates or adopts the principles of Raphaelism.
Roscoelite Ros"coe*lite, n. [From an English chemist, H.E.
Roscoe + -lite.] (Min.)
A green micaceous mineral occurring in minute scales. It is
essentially a silicate of aluminia and potash containing
Roselite Ro"se*lite, n. [From the German mineralogist G. Rose
+ -lite.] (Min.)
A hydrous arsenite of cobalt, occuring in small red crystals,
allied to erythrite.
Scheelite Scheel"ite, n. [From C.W. Scheele, a Swedish
Calcium tungstate, a mineral of a white or pale yellowish
color and of the tetragonal system of crystallization.
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