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blood·stone

 (blŭd′stōn′)
n.
A variety of deep-green chalcedony flecked with red jasper. Also called heliotrope.

bloodstone

(ˈblʌdˌstəʊn)
n
1. (Jewellery) a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone. Also called: heliotrope
2. (Minerals) a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone. Also called: heliotrope

blood•stone

(ˈblʌdˌstoʊn)

n.
a greenish variety of chalcedony spotted with red jasper; heliotrope.
[1545–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bloodstone - green chalcedony with red spots that resemble bloodbloodstone - green chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood
calcedony, chalcedony - a milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz
Translations

bloodstone

[ˈblʌdstəʊn] Nrestañasangre m, sanguinaria f

bloodstone

[ˈblʌdˌstəʊn] neliotropio
References in classic literature ?
The ghastly fate of the African as he sank down to his terrible doom, his black face growing grey with terror, his white eyeballs, now like veined bloodstone, rolling in the helpless extremity of fear.
Stone carvings also found new owners in the auction; Lot 316, a set of 3 Twelve and Nine Eyed Tibetan Tianzhu Beads exceeded its estimate high of $600 with a final hammer price of $1,300; Lot 333, a Chinese hardstone carved toggle of a swan hammered down at $1,000; Lot 339, a Chinese chicken bloodstone seal with incised script hit its estimate high of $600 much to the delight of its original owners.
His horses Bloodstone and Jacobus finished second in 1912 and 1915 respectively.
March's birthstones are aquamarine and bloodstone, both of which symbolize courage.
Bloodstone described a somewhat long-term sexual affair with another high school student: "We didn't talk about that.
Jewelled crosses, and a locket set with bloodstone cameos of Christ and the Virgin enamelled with the Instruments of the Passion (Fig.
HIS BOLLYWOOD foray with Andha Kanoon , an unsuccessful brush with Hollywood by way of the forgettable Bloodstone and his growing popularity in Japan have all been give due space.
9g/t gold for 21,300 ounces, spanning the four prospects of Bloodstone, Ruby Anna East, Ruby Anna and Golden Hope.
Alas, no dove; no ruby heart; no wild, beating bloodstone.
His 97th book, Bloodstone, was published in November.
His work there includes just a couple of projects, including the 1998 romance Jeans starring Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rajnikanth's 1984 flick Bloodstone.