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Brewer's: Carmine

(2 syl). The dye made from the carmës or kermës insect, whence also crimson, through the Italian cremisino. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Carnati…

How the Planets and Satellites Got Their Names

Source: The U.S. Geological SurveyMERCURY Named for the winged Roman god of travel because it appears to move so swiftly.VENUS Roman name for the goddess of love. This planet was considered to…

1 Esdras: 5

1 Esdras Chapter 5 1 After this were the principal men of the families chosen according to their tribes, to go up with their wives and sons and daughters, with their menservants and …