Definition of carnelian in English:
1A semi-precious stone consisting of a dull red or reddish-white variety of chalcedony (quartz): [as modifier]: carnelian beads
More example sentences
- Other common stones are carnelians, which are a semi-opaque reddish orange, and turquoise from Iraq, which is sky blue.
- Another coiffure ornament from the 1904 display, now vanished but shown in the center of Plate V, consisted of silver filigree, carnelians, garnets, and enamel blackberries and leaves.
- The berries are an unusual creation of repousse silver covered in enamel and interspersed with carved carnelians and Mexican opals.
Definition of carnelian in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan