noun, plural lap·i·dar·ies.
adjective Also lap·i·dar·i·an [lap-i-dair-ee-uh n] /ˌlæp ɪˈdɛər i ən/.
Words nearby lapidary
Origin of lapidary
Examples from the Web for lapidarian
The accompanying figure is from the Lapidarian Gallery of the Vatican.
The following, from the Lapidarian Gallery, indicates the trade of a carpenter.
Few English writers have so lapidarian a style of writing as Mrs. Craigie, and few such a capacity for writing epigrams.The Spirit of the Ghetto|Hutchins Hapgood