Definition of cat's-eye in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkats ˌī/


A semiprecious stone, especially chalcedony or chrysoberyl, with a chatoyant luster.
Example sentences
  • Emeralds, rubies, diamonds, blue sapphire, pearls, yellow sapphire, cat's eye, garnets, amethyst, jade, etc., are just some of the stones which are said to have healing properties.
  • At Badgley Mischka, beads were everywhere, from pearls to garnet cat's eye crystals to opalescent moonstones.
  • The hilt is topped with a large cat's eye ruby.

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Syllabification: cat's-eye

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