Definition of Orpin

1. Noun. Perennial northern temperate plant with toothed leaves and heads of small purplish-white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Live-forever, Livelong, Orpine, Sedum Telephium
Group relationships: Genus Sedum
Generic synonyms: Sedum



Definition of Orpin

1. n. A yellow pigment of various degrees of intensity, approaching also to red.

Definition of Orpin

1. Noun. A yellow pigment of various degrees of intensity, sometimes approaching red. ¹

2. Noun. (botany) The orpine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orpin

1. orpine [n -S] - See also: orpine

Medical Definition of Orpin

1. 1. A yellow pigment of various degrees of intensity, approaching also to red. 2. The orpine. Origin: F, orpiment, also, the plant orpine. See Orpiment. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orpin

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orphrey
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orpin (current term)
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Literary usage of Orpin

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1. Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, at the First Session by William Pitt Fessenden, Thaddeus Stevens (1866)
"... is the Galveston Bulletin, the orpin of и large and intelligent class of people iu and about ..."

2. A Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art: Comprising the Definitions and by George William Cox (1866)
"... in the stomach are frequently changed to this yellow sulphide by the sulphur derived from the decomposition of the tissues. orpin ..."

3. Wilson's Photographics: A Series of Lessons, Accompanied by Notes, on All by Edward Livingston Wilson (1881)
"A good study in this direction is given in " orpin, the Parish Clerk of Bradford," by Thomas Gainsborough, as the light on the hands and on the edges of the ..."

4. The History of Kings County, Nova Scotia, Heart of the Acadian Land, Giving by Arthur Wentworth Hamilton Eaton (1910)
"THE orpin FAMILY Among the Halifax settlers who came in the ship Canning from ... In the chapter on Aylesford it will be seen that George and Joseph orpin, ..."

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