- (italics) Latin. stone (used in Latin names for minerals, gems, etc.)
- lapis lazuli.
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He wore the official political uniform: a dark suit, a lapis blue tie and a white shirt—and, of course, a flag-pin on his lapel.Election Night 2012: Fashion of Jubilation And Mourning
November 7, 2012
“When we come back next month all the trees there will be gone,” Lapis says.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia
Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco
June 14, 2012
Once he desired pig, and Mrs Turner put into it lapis costitus.
"Yes, and a lapis lazarus necklace," added Angel, accusingly.Explorers of the Dawn
Mazo de la Roche
The skies of the Old-World are to those of the New as lead to lapis lazuli.The Flag of Distress
Lapis lazuli, is of little value, on account of its softness.
There are said to be mines of silver and lapis lazuli in its mountains.The Bbur-nma in English
Babur, Emperor of Hindustan