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saturnine

 [sat´ur-nīn]
pertaining to lead.

sat·ur·nine

(sat'ŭr-nīn),
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]

saturnine

(săt′ər-nīn′)
adj.
1. Having the temperament of one born under the supposed astrological influence of Saturn.
2.
a. Melancholy or sullen.
b. Having or marked by a tendency to be bitter or sardonic: a saturnine expression on his face.
3. Produced by absorption of lead.

sat′ur·nine′ly adv.

saturnine

[sat′ərnīn]
pertaining to lead or lead poisoning.

sat·ur·nine

(sat'ŭr-nīn)
1. Relating to lead.
2. Due to or symptomatic of lead poisoning.
3. Denotes a surly facial expression.
[Mediev. L. saturninus, fr. saturnus, lead, fr. L. Saturnus, the god and planet Saturn]

saturnine

pertaining to lead, the poisonous metal.
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