Origin of chrysoprase
Words nearby chrysoprase
How to use chrysoprase in a sentence
Her pretty lips laughed as she swam towards him, the sole atom in an immensity of chrysoprase.Love's Usuries|Louis Creswicke
The chrysoprase of the moderns is certainly not the chrysoprasius of Pliny, or the χρυσόπρασος of Greek writers.
But at a much earlier date the Silesian chrysoprase was used for mural decoration at the Wenzel chapel at Prague.
Much commercial chrysoprase is chalcedony artificially stained by impregnation with a green salt of nickel.
The saffron became fire; the fire lit up a heaven of chrysoprase and rose.The Wild Olive|Basil King