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  • n. Short for lapis lazuli.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mineral of a fine azure-blue color, usually in small rounded masses. It is essentially a silicate of alumina, lime, and soda, with some sodium sulphide, is often marked by yellow spots or veins of sulphide of iron, and is much valued for ornamental work. Called also lapis lazuli, and Armenian stone.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Short for lapis lazuli (which see, under lapis).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an azure blue semiprecious stone

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