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sard Syllabification: sard

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'.

Words that rhyme with sard

Assad, aubade, avant-garde, backyard, ballade, bard, Bernard, bombard, canard, card, charade, chard, couvade, croustade, Cunard, facade, glissade, guard, hard, ill-starred, interlard, lard, Montagnard, nard, pard, petard, pomade, promenade, regard, rodomontade, roulade, saccade, Sade, salade, shard, unmarred, unscarred, yard

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