from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A precious stone of ancient Israel.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A gemstone, supposed to have been a form of agate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of precious stone.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Some precious stone.
Middle English liguri, from Late Latin ligūrius, from Greek ligūrion, diminutive of ligūros, a precious stone.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)