Definitions for galenagəˈli nə; -naɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ga•le•nagəˈli nə; -naɪt(n.)
a common heavy mineral, lead sulfide, PbS, occurring in lead-gray crystals, and cleavable masses: the principal ore of lead.
Origin of galena:
1595–1605; < L: lead ore
soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead
A mineral, lead sulphide (PbS), used as an ore for lead.
a remedy or antidose for poison; theriaca
lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, and is cubic in crystallization and cleavage