sard

[ sahrd ]
/ sɑrd /
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noun

a reddish-brown chalcedony, used as a gem.

Nearby words

  1. sarcostosis,
  2. sarcostyle,
  3. sarcotic,
  4. sarcotubules,
  5. sarcous,
  6. sardana,
  7. sardanapalian,
  8. sardanapalus,
  9. sardar,
  10. sardegna


Origin of sard

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

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British Dictionary definitions for sard

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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