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