a sapphire, cut cabochon, exhibiting asterism in the form of a colorless six-rayed star.
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How to use star sapphire in a sentence
Also, as the star sapphire with its sparkle of diamonds had flashed into sight, she had seemed to read his mind.The Second Latchkey | Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
At other times the star-sapphire which Burton carried on his person proved a valuable auxiliary—and convinced where words failed.The Life of Sir Richard Burton | Thomas Wright
Perhaps your hands would look wrong with a ring, unless I could find a star-sapphire set in silver.Sinister Street, vol. 1 | Compton Mackenzie
The typical asteria is the star-sapphire, generally a bluish-grey corundum, milky or opalescent, with a star of six rays.
As soon as he learned about the star sapphire, he attached himself to us like a leech.The Cry at Midnight | Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for star sapphire
a sapphire showing a starlike figure in reflected light because of its crystalline structure
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