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ligure

[lig-yoo r] /ˈlɪg yʊər/
noun
1.
a precious stone, probably the jacinth. Ex. 28:19.
Origin of ligure
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English ligury < Late Latin ligūrius < Late Greek ligýrion a kind of precious stone
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ligure

/ˈlɪɡjʊə/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) any of the 12 precious stones used in the breastplates of high priests
Word Origin
C14: from Late Latin ligūrius, from Late Greek ligurion
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