What does galena mean?

Definitions for galenagəˈli nə; -naɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. galena(noun)

    soft blue-grey mineral; lead sulfide; a major source of lead


  1. galena(Noun)

    A mineral, lead sulphide (PbS), used as an ore for lead.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Galena(noun)

    a remedy or antidose for poison; theriaca

  2. Galena(noun)

    lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, and is cubic in crystallization and cleavage

  3. Origin: [L. galena lead ore, dross that remains after melting lead: cf. F. galne sulphide of lead ore, antidote to poison, stillness of the sea, calm, tranquility.]


  1. Galena

    Galena is the natural mineral form of lead sulfide. It is the most important lead ore mineral. Galena is one of the most abundant and widely distributed sulfide minerals. It crystallizes in the cubic crystal system often showing octahedral forms. It is often associated with the minerals sphalerite, calcite and fluorite.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Galena

    gā-lē′na, n. a mineral which is essentially a sulphide of lead—also Galē′nite.—adjs. Galē′nic, -al, Galē′noid. [L. galena, lead-ore.]

Anagrams for galena »

  1. alnage, Angela, lagena


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of galena in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of galena in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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