Definition for MO'LY

MO'LY, n. [L. from Gr. μωλυ.]

Wild garlic, a plant having a bulbous root; Allium Moly. MO-LYΒ'DEN, n. [or MO-LYΒ'DE-NA; Gr. μολυβδαινα, a mass of lead.] An ore of molybdenum, a scarce mineral of a peculiar four and sometimes confounded with plumbago, from which however it is distinguished by its more shining, scaly appearance, and a more greasy feel. Encyc.

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