haematinum

noun hae·mat·i·num \hēˈmatənəm\
variants: less commonly

haematinon

\-təˌnän\

Definition of haematinum

plural

-s

  1. :  a hard opaque red glass made by the ancients; also :  a modern imitation of this

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Origin and Etymology of haematinum

New Latin, from neuter of Latin haematinus blood-colored, from Greek haimatinos bloody, from haimat- hemat- + -inos -ine


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