Definition of lyncurion, lyncuriium
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LNS
lyncūrion, lyncūriī
(lyncūriium, lyncūriiī)
lyncurion, lyncuriium
λυγκούριον
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. a hard, transparent gem, which, according to the opinion of the ancients, was formed of lynxes' urine
  2. the hyacinth or tourmaline
Abbreviations
lyncūrion or -ium, ii, n., = λυγκούριον, a hard, transparent gem, which, according to the opinion of the ancients, was formed of lynxes' urine; prob. the hyacinth or tourmaline, Plin. 8, 38, 57, § 137; 37, 2, 11, § 34; 37, 3, 13, § 52; cf. Ov. M. 15, 413; Sol. 2; Hier. Ep. 94, n. 16.

—Called also lyncūrius, i, m., Isid. 12, 2, 20; 14, 4, 19; 16, 8, 8 (al. ligurius); and ligūrius, i, m., Hier. Ep. 64, 16; Vulg. Exod. 28, 19.
 
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