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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chalcedony with alternating black and white bands.

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  • It is usually clouded or banded like agate, hence sometimes called onyx marble.
  • The onyx was the color of her long, shiny black hair; the rubies were the color of her lips.
  • They have lots of options in onyx wall sconces.
  • The shoham stone, rendered "onyx" above, may never be identified. for more
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