Glossary beginning with P

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The length of time needed to say a paternoster. Roughly 30 seconds.

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Phrygian stone was evidently some kind of a mineral capable of yielding soluble salts. It may have been a type of alunite, according to Berthelot. This would explain its use in mordanting. (DL:) It is considered by Berthelot probably to have been an aluni

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pine nuts

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Synonyms: pomegranite, pommes dadam
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orange

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Ligustrum vulgare. A tall bush with sweet-smelling white flowers.

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Synonyms: purper