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Meaning of CASSIUS

Pronunciation:  'kashus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
 

CASSIUS is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Cassius Longinus, Gaius Cassius Longinus
 
 See Also: national leader, solon, statesman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cas"sius\, n. [From the name of the discoverer, A.
Cassius, a German physician of the 17th centry.]
A brownish purple pigment, obtained by the action of some
compounds of tin upon certain salts of gold. It is used in
painting and staining porcelain and glass to give a beautiful
purple color. Commonly called {Purple of Cassius}.

 

 

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