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sard

Syllabification: sard
Pronunciation: /särd
 
/

Definition of sard in English:

noun

A yellow or brownish-red variety of chalcedony.
Example sentences
  • The figure of God resembling jaspar and sard stone, that is, a yellow and red stone matched by the pigments in the painting, sits in Heaven, indicated by the snowflake stars.
  • Both men and women wore sard, and numerous examples of Greek and Etruscan jewelry include stunning specimens of ornately carved sard.

Origin

late Middle English: from French sarde or Latin sarda, from Greek sardios, probably from Sardō 'Sardinia'.

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