- (a.) Of or pertaining to the isle of Lemnos.
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- (n.) One who carries the line in surveying, etc.
- (n.) A man employed to examine the rails of a railroad to see if they are in good condition; also, a man employed to repair telegraph lines.
- (n.) A black pigment found in the pigment-bearing cells of the skin (particularly in the skin of the negro), in the epithelial cells of the external layer of the retina (then called fuscin), in the outer layer of the choroid, and elsewhere. It is supposed to be derived from the decomposition of hemoglobin.