pleonast

pleonast

(ˈpliːəˌnæst)
n
(Rhetoric) rhetoric someone who uses more words than necessary
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They were usually classified as either pleonast or hercynite; however always exclusively on the basis of visual microscopic evaluation.
Thus the term carbuncle in medieval times was used to designate a bright red, hard, transparent mineral, it might be a ruby, pleonast (or Balas ruby), an almandine, pyrope or allied variety of garnet or some other mineral resembling them.