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saturnine

Pronunciation: sat'ur-nin

Definition:

  1. Relating to lead.
  2. Due to or symptomatic of lead poisoning.

[Mediev. L. saturninus, fr. saturnus, lead, fr. L. saturnus, the god and planet Saturn]

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