The Encyclopaedic Dictionary; A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meanin

The Encyclopaedic Dictionary; A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meanin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...li chen' Ic, lich-en'-lc, a. Eng. lichen: -fc Relating 10, contained, or derived from lichens (q.v.). lichenic acid, s. Chan.: The same as Fumabic-acid (q.v.). li chen In, ligh cn in, -. Eng. lichen;-in.) Chem.: (CgHioOs)TM. The starch or dextrin occurring in Iceland moss and in many lichens. It is extracted by boiling water, and forms on cooling, a colourless jelly, which is coloured yellow, brown, and sometimes greenish, by solution of iodine. Boiled with dilute acids, it is converted into a fermentable sugar. li-chen-6g'-r a-pher, IIch en 6; ra pher, s. Eng. lichenograph(y);-er. The same as Lichenograpiust (q.v.), li chen 6-graph ic. lich cn 6 graph ic, h chen 6 graph ic al, lich en 6 graph ic-al, a. Eng. lichen; 0 connective, and graphic, graphical. Pertaining or relating to lichenography. li chen 6g ra phlst, lich en 6g ra phist, . Eng. lichenograph(y);-ist. One who is skilled in lichenography; one who writes descriptions of lichens. li chen 6g ra phy, lich en 6g ra phy, s. Gr. Aetxjf (leichin)--a lichen, and Ypadiw (grapho) = to write.) That branch of science which deals with the natural history of lichens; a description of lichens. li chen oid, a. Gr. Xeivv (leichen) = a lichen, and -l5o- (eidos) = form, appoaratir-e, Having the appearance, or partaking of the nature of a lichen. "Frond lirhenold, cnut-Hke, rooting beneath.--Brkley: Cryptag. Botany. 163. li chen 6 log ic al, li5h cn 6 log ical. a. Eng. tichenologXy);-cal. Of or pertaining to lichenology. "A lichenoiogical flora, comprising alxtut half th- )uiii)her of our own species.-Berkeley: Crypt off. Botany, U3. li chen-5l'--y, VUjh-fn-8l'-6-&, -. Gr. eiy (leichin) = a lichen, and Atfyet (logos) a discourse. A treatise on lichens; that branch of...show more

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