lazuli

[laz-uh-lee, -lahy, lazh-uh-]

Origin of lazuli

First recorded in 1780–90
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Historical Examples of lazuli

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

  • 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

    Leander Sylvester Keyser

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

    Birds of the Rockies

    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

    Leander Sylvester Keyser


British Dictionary definitions for lazuli

lazuli

noun
  1. short for lapis lazuli
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