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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tyrian \Tyr"i*an\, adjective [L. Tyrius, from Tyrus Tyre, Gr. ?.]

1. Of or pertaining to Tyre or its people.

2. Being of the color called Tyrian purple.

The bright-eyed perch with fins of Tyrian dye. --Pope.

{Tyrian purple}, or {Tyrian dye}, a celebrated purple dye prepared in ancient Tyre from several mollusks, especially Ianthina, Murex, and Purpura. See the Note under {Purple}, n., 1, and {Purple of mollusca}, under {Purple}, noun

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tyrian \Tyr"i*an\, noun [L. Tyrius.] A native of Tyre.

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)


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