HyperDic: lapidary

English > 3 senses of the word lapidary:
ADJECTIVEpertlapidaryof or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them
NOUNperson lapidary, lapidaristan expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
person lapidary, lapidista skilled worker who cuts / cuts and engraves precious stones
lapidary > pronunciation
Soundslae'pahdeh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > lapidary: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them.
Examples
  • "the ring is of no lapidary value"- Lord Byron
  • "lapidary art"
Spanishlapidario
Nounsgemstonea crystalline rock that can be cut and polished for jewelry
English > lapidary: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them.
Synonymlapidarist
BroaderexpertA person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Spanishlapidario, lapidarist
Catalanlapidari, lapidarist
Nounslapidaristan expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
lapidista skilled worker who cuts / cuts and engraves precious stones
English > lapidary: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA skilled worker who cuts / cuts and engraves precious stones.
Synonymlapidist
BroaderengraverA skilled worker who can inscribe designs or writing onto a surface by carving or etching
Spanishlapidario
Catalanlapidari
Nounslapidaristan expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
lapidista skilled worker who cuts / cuts and engraves precious stones

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