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Meaning of CORNELIAN

Pronunciation:  kor'neelyun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony
 

CORNELIAN is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: carnelian
 
 See Also: calcedony, chalcedony

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cor*nel"ian\ (k?r-n?lyan), n. [F. cornaline, OF.
corneline, fr. L. cornu horn. So called from its horny
appearance when broken. See {Horn}, and cf. {Carnelian}.]
(Min.)
Same as {Carnelian}.

 

 

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