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sard

 (särd)
n.
A clear or translucent, deep orange-red to brownish-red variety of chalcedony. Also called sardius.

[Middle English sarde, from Old French, from Latin sarda, perhaps from Sardīs, Sardis.]

sard

(sɑːd) or

sardius

n
(Minerals) an orange, red, or brown variety of chalcedony, used as a gemstone. Formula: SiO2. Also called: sardine
[C14: from Latin sarda, from Greek sardios stone from Sardis]

sard

(sɑrd)

n.
a reddish brown chalcedony, used as a gem.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin sarda < Greek sárdios (stone) of Sardis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sard - a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
calcedony, chalcedony - a milky or greyish translucent to transparent quartz
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