HyperDic: chalcedony

English > 1 sense of the word chalcedony:
NOUNsubstancechalcedony, calcedonya milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz
chalcedony > pronunciation
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English > chalcedony: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz.
NarroweragateAn impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony
bloodstone, heliotropegreen chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood
carnelian, cornelianA translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony
chrysopraseA green variety of chalcedony valued as a gemstone
onyxA chalcedony with alternating black and white bands
plasmaA green slightly translucent variety of chalcedony used as a gemstone
sard, sardine, sardiusA deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
BroaderquartzA hard glossy mineral consisting of silicon dioxide in crystal form
transparent gemA gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion

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