[guh-lee-nuh] /gəˈli nə/
a common, heavy mineral, lead sulfide, PbS, occurring in lead-gray crystals, usually cubes, and cleavable masses: the principal ore of lead.
a grey mineral, found in hydrothermal veins. It is the chief source of lead. Composition: lead sulphide. Formula: PbS. Crystal structure: cubic
lead ore, lead sulphide, c.1600, from Latin galena “mix of silver and lead; dross from smelting lead,” of unknown origin.
A gray, metallic mineral occurring in cube-shaped crystals within veins of igneous rock or in sedimentary rocks. It is the main ore of lead. Chemical formula: PbS.
noun a love for cats Word Origin Greek galemacr- ‘cat’
noun a fear of cats; also called ailurophobia , gatophobia See gatophobia Word Origin Greek galemacr- ‘cat’
[gal-ree, gal-uh-] /gælˈri, ˌgæl ə-/ noun, Gulf States (chiefly Louisiana) . 1. (def 8).
noun 1. (in French Louisiana) a house with its main story above the ground floor and with verandas (galeries) for both stories in tiers on at least one side.