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lazuli

[laz-uh-lee, -lahy, lazh-uh-]
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noun
  1. lapis lazuli.

Origin of lazuli

First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for lazuli

Historical Examples

  • Bell and Harris hunted a good while, but procured only a Lazuli Finch and a few other birds.

    Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2

    Maria R. Audubon

  • From various hidden places in the dense foliage come the notes of the song sparrow and the lazuli bunting.

    Conservation Reader

    Harold W. Fairbanks

  • My friend told me that I would not be able to distinguish the song of the lazuli from those of the summer and mountain warblers.

    Birds of the Rockies</p>

    Leander Sylvester Keyser

  • In the foregoing remarks the lazuli finches have been represented as excessively shy.

    Birds of the Rockies</p>

    Leander Sylvester Keyser

  • The lazuli finch does not venture very high into the mountains, seldom reaching an altitude of more than seven thousand feet.

    Birds of the Rockies</p>

    Leander Sylvester Keyser


British Dictionary definitions for lazuli

lazuli

noun
  1. short for lapis lazuli
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