mede1 (s.xii1/3)

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mede1 (s.xii1/3)

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[ FEW: 21,42a 'pierres précieuses' (mede); Gdf: 5,211c mede; GdfC: ; TL: 5,1332 mede; DEAF: ; DMF:  mede 2; TLF: ; OED: ; MED: ; DMLBS: 1741a medea ]
medus,  fedus  


1lapid.toponyma precious stone, green in colour, associated with Media, ancient empire including most of Persia
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiex )  Entre les Turs naist une piere, Medus a num  56.692
( s.xii1/3; MS: c.1200 )  Fedus [ço] est pere divine; Mult est bone a medicine  236.999
( MS: s.xiii1 )  [E]n la Mediene terre Vont marcheant la piere quere, Mede est la piere clamee  185.923
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