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Origin of minium
Words nearby minium
Example sentences from the Web for minium
But the true sense of miniature is something painted in minium, red lead.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)|Ernest Weekley
Nor shall thy title be marked with minium, nor thy leaf scented with cedar-oil.Illuminated Manuscripts|John W. Bradley
There is in a plain near (these springs) a mountain, which is of a red colour like minium.
The term used by him for the mineral is minium nativum (Interpretatio,—bergzinober or cinnabaris).De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
Minium sometimes leans to orange; and there is made from ceruse a peculiar red, Mineral Orange.Field's Chromatography|George Field