Definition of bloodstone in English:

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bloodstone

Pronunciation: /ˈblʌdstəʊn/

noun

[mass noun]
A green gemstone that is spotted or streaked with red, consisting of a variety of chalcedony.
Example sentences
  • A pendant of red bloodstone on a silver chain hung between her breasts.
  • She'd always said it was made from bloodstone, nothing valuable.
  • They were also taken to the machair to see the famous bloodstone with which the Morrisons are reputed to have hit the Macaulays in a clan battle.

Words that rhyme with bloodstone

mudstone

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