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Definition of Tyrian

Tyrian
Tyrian Tyr"i*an, a. [L. Tyrius, from Tyrus Tyre, Gr. ?.] 1. Of or pertaining to Tyre or its people. 2. Being of the color called Tyrian purple. The bright-eyed perch with fins of Tyrian dye. --Pope. Tyrian purple, or Tyrian dye, a celebrated purple dye prepared in ancient Tyre from several mollusks, especially Ianthina, Murex, and Purpura. See the Note under Purple, n., 1, and Purple of mollusca, under Purple, n.
Tyrian
Tyrian Tyr"i*an, n. [L. Tyrius.] A native of Tyre.

Meaning of Tyrian from wikipedia

- Tyrian purple (Ancient Gr****: πορφύρα porphúra; Latin: purpura), also known as Phoenician red, Phoenician purple, royal purple, imperial purple, or imperial...
- Tyrian may refer to the following: Tyrian, an adjective for Tyre, a city in the South Governorate of Lebanon Tyrian (video game), an arcade-style shooter...
- Middle English period as Tyre. The demonym for Tyre is Tyrian, and the inhabitants are Tyrians. Tyre has a Hot-summer mediterranean climate (classified...
- both. Purple has long been ****ociated with royalty, originally because Tyrian purple dye, made from crushed s****, was extremely expensive in antiquity...
- Tyrian shekels, tetradrachms, or tetradrachmas were coins of Tyre, which in the Roman Empire took on an unusual role as the medium of payment for the Temple...
- Tyrian is a vertically scrolling shooter developed by Eclipse Software for MS-DOS and published in 1995 by Epic MegaGames. Tyrian was programmed by Jason...
- The Tyrian metaltail (Metallura tyrianthina) is a species of hummingbird in the family Trochilidae. It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and...
- borne the name HMS Tyrian: HMS Tyrian (1808) was a 10-gun Cherokee-class brig-sloop launched in 1808 and sold in 1819. HMS Tyrian (1826) was a 10-gun...
- history and fashion the section "In prehistory and the ancient world: Tyrian purple" "Tyrian purple" is the contemporary English name of the color that in Latin...
- flower as a symbol of life and a fenestrated axe as a symbol of death. As Tyrian trade and settlement expanded, Melqart became venerated in Phoenician and...