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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A deep orange-red variety of chalcedony.

Usage examples (19)
  • It was called "sardius" because obtained from Sardis in Lydia.
  • In the first row was a sardius, a topaz, an emerald.
  • In the first row shall be a sardius stone, and a topaz, and an emerald:
  • There were sapphires too on the breastplate of Aaron, you know; sapphire and jacinthe and agate, sardius, topaz, diamond ... for more
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