Grahamite


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Gra´ham`ite


n.1.One who follows the dietetic system of Graham.
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Even though "vegetarian" became the more common term by the turn of the century, a newspaper article written in 1909 uses "Grahamite" without any additional explanation, indicating readers were expected still to know the word.
Solid hydrocarbons, including gilsonite, wurtzilite, grahamite, ozokerite, and albertite, are found as veins or pods in some oil shales.
It is also interesting to note that upsurges in popular interest in nutrition often have coincided with times of political reform and change: Grahamite vegetarianism during the Jacksonian "reform era" of the 1830's; the "New Nutrition" of the 1890's and early 1900's paralleling Progressivism's emphasis on governmental and industrial reform; and the Organic-Natural-Holistic movement of the late 1960's and early 1970's as part of the counter-cultural, antiwar, and ecological ferment of that period.