chalcedonous


chalcedonous
chal·ced·o·nous

English syllables. 2014.

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  • chalcedonous — adjective see chalcedonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • chalcedony — chalcedonic /kal si don ik/, chalcedonous, adj. /kal sed n ee, kal seuh doh nee/, n., pl. chalcedonies. a microcrystalline, translucent variety of quartz, often milky or grayish. [1275 1325; ME calcedonie < LL chalcedonius (Vulgate, Rev. XIX, 19) …   Universalium

  • chalcedony —   n. blue or grey variety of quartz.    ♦ chalcedonic,    ♦ chalcedonous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words


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