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star sapphire

Syllabification: star sap·phire

Definition of star sapphire in English:

noun

A cabochon sapphire that reflects a starlike image resulting from its regular internal structure.
Example sentences
  • She explained that a great, great ancestor of the Scottish clan from which they originated first wore a brooch containing the star sapphire now fitted into a lovely pendant - which she still wore about her neck.
  • In the middle of the knot glinted a black cabochon star sapphire.
  • The onyx and diamond one belonged to my grandmother and the star sapphire was my father's, but the others are all from Swallow.

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