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bloodstone

[bluhd-stohn] /ˈblʌdˌstoʊn/
noun
1.
a greenish variety of chalcedony with small bloodlike spots of red jasper scattered through it.
Also called heliotrope.
Origin of bloodstone
1545-1555
First recorded in 1545-55; blood + stone
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bloodstone

/ˈblʌdˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone Also called heliotrope
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