sard

[ sahrd ]
/ sɑrd /
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noun

a reddish-brown chalcedony, used as a gem.

Origin of sard

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin sarda < Greek sárdios sardius
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sard

sardius (ˈsɑːdɪəs)

/ (sɑːd) /

noun

an orange, red, or brown variety of chalcedony, used as a gemstone. Formula: SiO 2Also called: sardine

Word Origin for sard

C14: from Latin sarda, from Greek sardios stone from Sardis
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