Galeas to Galliard
(Gal"e*as) n. See Galleass.
(Ga"le*ate Ga"le*a`ted) a. [L. galeatus, p. p. of galeare helmet.]
1. Wearing a helmet; protected by a helmet; covered, as with a helmet.
2. (Biol.) Helmeted; having a helmetlike part, as a crest, a flower, etc.; helmet-shaped.
(||Ga"le*i) n. pl. [NL., fr. Galeus, name of one genus, fr. Gr. a kind of shark.] (Zoöl.) That division
of elasmobranch fishes which includes the sharks.
(Ga*le"na) n.[L. galena lead ore, dross that remains after melting lead: cf. F. galène sulphide of
lead ore, antidote to poison, stillness of the sea, calm, tranquility.]
1. (Med.) A remedy or antidote for poison; theriaca. [Obs.] Parr.
2. (Min.) Lead sulphide; the principal ore of lead. It is of a bluish gray color and metallic luster, and is
cubic in crystallization and cleavage.
False galena. See Blende.
(Ga*len"ic Ga*len"ic*al) a. Pertaining to, or containing, galena.
Galenic pharmacy, that branch of pharmacy which relates to the preparation of medicines by infusion,
decoction, etc., as distinguished from those which are chemically prepared.
(Ga*len"ic, Ga*len"ic*al), a. [From Galen, the physician.] Relating to Galen or to his principles
and method of treating diseases. Dunglison.
(Ga"len*ism) n. The doctrines of Galen.
(Ga*len*ist), n. A follower of Galen.
(Ga*le"nite) n. (Min.) Galena; lead ore.
(||Ga`le*o*pi*the"cus) n. [NL., fr. Gr. gale`h a weasel + pi`qhkos an ape.] (Zoöl.) A
genus of flying Insectivora, formerly called flying lemurs. See Colugo.
(Gal`er*ic"u*late) a. [L. galericulum, dim. of galerum a hat or cap, fr. galea helmet.]
Covered as with a hat or cap. Smart.
(Gal"er*ite) n. [L. galerum a hat, cap: cf. F. galérite.] (Paleon.) A cretaceous fossil sea urchin
of the genus Galerites.
(Ga*li"cian) a. [Cf. Sp. Galiciano, Gallego, fr. L. Gallaecus, Gallaicus, fr. Gallaeci a people
in Western Spain.] Of or pertaining to Galicia, in Spain, or to Galicia, the kingdom of Austrian Poland.
n. A native of Galicia in Spain; called also Gallegan.
(Gal`i*le"an) a. Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.
(Gal`i*le"an) a. [L. Galilaeus, fr. Galilaea Galilee, Gr. : cf. F. galiléen.] Of or relating to
1. A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.