- a leek-green cryptocrystalline variety of chalcedony.
Origin of prase
1350–1400; < French < Latin prasius leek-green stone < Greek prásios leek-green, derivative of práson leek; replacing Middle English prassius < Latin, as above
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- a light green translucent variety of chalcedony
C14: from French, from Latin prasius a leek-green stone, from Greek prasios, from prason a leek