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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

variety of onyx

Usage examples (36)
  • Heb., but the twelfth in the Greek; it is called sardonyx and comes in the fifth place in Apoc., xxi, 20.
  • But the sardonyx was a finer stone than the amethyst, and he ended by giving me three hundred and fifty livres.
  • Among the chalcedonies are the sardonyx, agates, and cornelian.
  • The cup itself is of a kind of agate, like chalcedony or sardonyx. for more
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