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Meaning of BLOODSTONE

Pronunciation:  'blud`stown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  green chalcedony with red spots that resemble blood
 

BLOODSTONE is a 10 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: heliotrope
 
 See Also: calcedony, chalcedony

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Blood"stone`\, n. (Min.)
(a) A green siliceous stone sprinkled with red jasper, as if
    with blood; hence the name; -- called also {heliotrope}.
(b) Hematite, an ore of iron yielding a blood red powder or
    ``streak.''

 

 

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