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THOSE ON NATURAL HISTORY BEING FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS BY EDWARDS AND
OTHERS, AND BEAUTIFULLY COLOURED AFTER NATURE.
BY JOHN MASON GOOD, ESQ. F.R.S.
OLINTHUS GREGORY, LL.D.
PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE; AND
MR. NEWTON BOSWORTH,
DEPARTMENTS OF LITERATURE.
FLU - HOM.
AND JOY; SUTTABY, EVANCE, AND FOX; E. JEFFERY; W. LOWE; J. BOOTH;
F LU FLUKES. Worms of the intestinal order, which it spontaneonsly falls, resembling very
found frequently in the liver and brain of minute granulations: denominated fuor minesheep, and the chief source of the rot. See ral, or granular. Found in Britain, Norway, FASCIOLA.
Sweden, Spain, and Germany, white, smokeFLUMMERY. s. A kind of food made by colour, green, violet, purple, rosy, honey-cocoagulation of wheat-flower or oatmeal (Loc.). lour, or varied with spots, blotches, or yeins, FLUNG. The participle and preterit of semi-pellucid, or transparent, breaking into
three, rarely four-sided fragments, takes a fine FLUOR, in oryctology, a genus of the class polish, and' is manufactured into various vases earths, order calcareous. Consisting of carbo- and figures. siat of line and Auvric acid ; somewhat ponder- 4. F. tabularis. In rhombic oblong ta. Gius, parasitical, never hard, shining in the dark, bles. Found in Switzerland, Alsace, and ant crackling when heated to the degree of Saxony. boiling water; not effervescing with acids; but 5. F. cubicus. Fluat of lime. Cubic fuor. if distilled with the mineral acids, emitting the Hardish, shining, smooth, lamellar, brittle, fuoric acid gass which has the property of dis- breaking into pyramidal fragments, cubic.". solving glass; melting before the blow pipe into Many varieties, cubes perfeci; or imperfect; a transparent glass. Six species.
angles, or margins, or both truncate; margins 1. F. pulverulentus. Sandy or earthy fluor. terminating in a point, or in a three-sided pyEarthy fluat of lime. Whilish, without lus- ramid. Found in Derbyshire and Northumtre, powdery, with the larger particles not co- berland, Spain, France, Saxony, Germany, hering. Found at Kabola Poiana in the dis- &c. of the same variety of colours as F. spatotrict of Marmaros in Hungary, between two sus; most frequently pellucid, rarely opake ; beds of quartz ; colour lighi gray, greenish the crystals solid or hollow, or containing a white, or blueish green; when strewed on an small drop of water, or some fossil, and placed iron plate a little below redness diffusing a blue in a decussa te manner, laterally or irregular, or o pale yellow phosphorescent light; feels aggregate in a kidney or imperfectiy globular barsb, and stains a little.
form. 2. F. compactus. Solid or compact fluor. 6. F. pyramidalis. Pyramidal fluor ; fuor Hardish, compact, of an even texiure, diapho- spar, fluat of lime. nas, brittle, breaking into indeterminate frag- a With a single pyramid, inversed, or ments, of a common form. Found in Britain, straight, or three-sided, or truncate, or and near Stolberg and Strasburg, whitish-grey, six-sided. more or less passing into green, often spotted ; 6 With a double pyramid ; the pyramid fracture even or conchoidal, specific gravity four-sided. Found in Derbyshire, Dea from 3,120 to 3,165.
vonshire, and Cornwall; and in various 3. F. spatosus. Fluor spar. Sparry Auor. parts of Sweden, Saxony, and Bohemia: Hardish, shining, brittle, of a common form ihe colours vary as in F. spatosus. See breaking into pyramidal fragments, lamellar.
FLUORIC SPAR. Another variety, with the fragments into FLOOR ALBUS, a morbid secretion incident. VOL. V.