Definición de carnelian en inglés:

carnelian

Saltos de línea: car|ne¦lian
Pronunciación: /kɑːˈniːlɪən
 
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(also cornelian)

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1A semi-precious stone consisting of a dull red or reddish-white variety of chalcedony (quartz): [as modifier]: carnelian beads
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.
1.1A dull red colour.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I ordered two of these blankets, one in Carnelian and the other in Brown.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French corneline; the prefix car- being suggested by Latin caro, carn- 'flesh'.

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