Dictionary.com

lapis

[ lap-is, ley-pis ]
/ ˈlæp ɪs, ˈleɪ pɪs /
Save This Word!

Definition of lapis

noun, plural lap·i·des [lap-i-deez]. /ˈlæp ɪˌdiz/.
(italics)Latin. stone (used in Latin names for minerals, gems, etc.)
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use lapis in a sentence

FEEDBACK