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lig·ure

 (lĭg′yo͝or′)
n.
A precious stone of ancient Israel.

[Middle English liguri, from Late Latin ligūrius, from Greek ligūrion, diminutive of ligūros, a precious stone.]

ligure

(ˈlɪɡjʊə)
n
(Bible) Old Testament any of the 12 precious stones used in the breastplates of high priests
[C14: from Late Latin ligūrius, from Late Greek ligurion]

lig•ure

(ˈlɪg yʊər)

n.
a precious stone, possibly an orange zircon. Ex. 28:19.
[1275–1325; Middle English ligury < Late Latin ligūrius < Late Greek ligýrion a kind of precious stone]
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