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saturnine

Archaic
a. of or relating to lead
b. having or symptomatic of lead poisoning

Saturnine

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

There are many common terms and expressions that originate in the science of the stars. Saturn rules, among other matters, sour and depressed dispositions. Hence, someone with a dour, melancholy temperament is sometimes called saturnine.