Definition of Larnax

1. a coffin [n LARNAKES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Larnax

larkinesses
larking
larkings
larkish
larklike
larks
larksome
larkspur
larkspurs
larky
larmier
larmiers
larmor radius
larn
larnakes
larnax (current term)
larned
larnin
larning
larnite
larnites
larns
larnt
laroid
larosite
larotaxel
larrigan
larrigans
larrikin
larrikinism

Literary usage of Larnax

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1. The Prepalatial Cemeteries at Mochlos and Gournia and the House Tombs of by Jeffrey S. Soles (1992)
"Pithos and larnax fragments from other tombs suggest that such practice was widespread. The number of skulls stored within pithoi and ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1853)
"larnax Morrisoni, nob. Agreeing with this genus in its numerous fasciculated flowers, its small urceolate calyx and red berries enclosed in an inflated ..."

3. Illustrations of South American Plants by John Miers (1857)
"larnax Xalapensis, nob. (ibid.). p. 29). 6. arborescens, Dun. ... 7. ramosa, Dun. is larnax ramosa, nob. Agreeing with this to the genus, but to the family ..."

4. Excerpta Cypria: Materials for a History of Cyprus by Claude Delaval Cobham (1908)
"These were stationed at larnax, Lemesos, Paphos, Kyrenia and Ammochostos, and paid yearly to the Governor 5000 piastres. For the defence of the coast from ..."

5. Transactions of the Department of Archaeology, Free Museum of Science and Art by University of Pennsylvania, University Museum (1905)
"The larnax stood against the wall on the left side of the entrance, and but for one or ... In the larnax itself were a small bronze dagger, a gold pendant, ..."

6. History of English Poetry from the 12th to the Close of the 16th Century by Charles Dudley Warner, Thomas Warton, Geo. C. Rand & Avery, William Carew Hazlitt, Richard Price (1871)
"The vafe or urn of the former, the larnax of Egypt, the (hip or boat of ... the larnax, (hip, or coffin of other nations was by no means a needful ..."

7. The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh to the by Thomas Warton (1824)
"The vase or urn of the former, the larnax of Egypt, the ship or boat of Western Europe, and the canoe of the American savage, are all connected with the ..."

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