HyperDic: agate

English > 1 sense of the word agate:
NOUNsubstanceagatean impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony
agate > pronunciation
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > agate: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles.
Narrowermoss agateAn agate resembling moss with brown, black, or green markings
Broaderchalcedony, calcedonyA milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz

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