Definition for AR-ME'NI-AN


A native of Armenia, or the language of the country. – Sir W. Jones. Armenian bole is a species of clay from Armenia, and found in other countries. But the term, being of uncertain signification, is rejected in modern mineralogy. [See Bole.] – Cronstedt. Kirwan. Armenian stone, a soft blue stone, consisting of calcarious earth or gypsum, with the oxyd of copper. It is too soft to give fire with steel, loses its color when heated, and does not admit of a polish. – Nicholson.

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