Terra Lemnia

Lemnian earth. See under Lemnian.

See also: Terra

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Clay from the Greek island of Lemnos, called terra lemnia, was the most valued type of earth, but throughout the 16th and 17th centuries many other sources were "discovered." Scholars, mainly physicians, claimed that "studies" and "effective treatment" showed that these clays were magical.