variants or less commonly haematinon
plural -s
: a hard opaque red glass made by the ancients
also : a modern imitation of this

Word History


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

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“Haematinum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haematinum. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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