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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.
Placing bloodstones in water near your bed is an ancient ritual to encourage deep sleep.
Erin Underwood's fiction, non-fiction, and interviews have appeared in the Science Fiction Writers of America Bulletin, Danse Macabre, and Bloodstones, among others.