False galena. See Blende.

(Ga*len"ic Ga*len"ic*al) a. Pertaining to, or containing, galena.

(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.

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*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 Galilee.

(Gal`i*le"an), n.

1. A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.

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.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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