Definition for delphinia (2 of 2)
noun, plural del·phin·i·ums, del·phin·i·a [del-fin-ee-uh] /dɛlˈfɪn i ə/.
Origin of delphinium
Examples from the Web for delphinia
For external use in neuralgic and rheumatic affections, as a substitute for solution of delphinia.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Uncrystallised aconitia is sometimes contaminated with delphinia, as well as with aconella, another constituent of aconite root.
The sending of the maidens to propitiate the god during the Delphinia commemorates this event in the life of Theseus.
As such, his commonest name is Delphinius, the “dolphin god,” in whose honour the festival Delphinia was celebrated in Attica.