callais

callais

(kəˈleɪɪs)
n
1. (Minerals) a green stone found as beads and ornaments in the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age of W Europe
2. (Archaeology) a green stone found as beads and ornaments in the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age of W Europe
[C19: from Greek kallais]

callais

A type of green stone used in Neolithic and early Bronze Age times to make ornaments and beads.
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The scaffolder has spent hours picking up and collecting household essentials such as food, toys and toiletries for the last three weeks with his eldest daughter Callais, nine.
Callais: La parure en callais (variscite-turquoise) du Neolithique europeen.
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7) Technical reports suggested the Havre, Callais, Anvers, Rotterdam, Hambourg or Southampton as good examples.
El aspecto de diatriba del poemario se vincula, en parte, con esta deuda por saldar, por ello, el nino-Ciervo le dice a Mistral que parece que porfiara contra otros: "Oye, por que a veces, vos / callais, mi mama -- fantasma, / y parece .
El aspecto de diatriba del poemario se vincula, en parte, con esta deuda por saldar; por ello, el Nino-Ciervo le dice a Mistral que parece que porfiara contra otros: "Oye, por que a veces, vos/ callais, mi mama - fantasma,/ y parece .
The 185 dogs and more than 100 farm animals that were kept by Ivan George Callais, 55, at a west Lancaster ranch were turned over to animal-rescue groups in January.
Schmidt, Scott; Callais, Peter; Macy, Noah; Mendolia, Michael; Amphiphilic block copolymers, US Patent Application 2008/0058475 Al, March 6, 2008, Arkema, Inc.