Elv"an (?), a.

1.

Pertaining to elves; elvish.

2. Mining

Of or pertaining to certain veins of feldspathic or porphyritic rock crossing metalliferous veins in the mining districts of Cornwall; as, an elvan course.

 

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Elv"an, Elv"an*ite (?), n.

The rock of an elvan vein, or the elvan vein itself; an elvan course.

 

© Webster 1913.

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