from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A precious stone of ancient Israel.
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- 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.
And the third row, a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.
And the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst.
"What about the precious jewel in the saint's ear -- the oriental amethyst, the ninth jewel in the high priest's breast-plate, as mentioned in Exodus, 'and the third row a ligure, an agate, and an amethyst'?"
"Bibliografia: Sul terremoto ligure del 23 febbraio 1887."
It has been supposed to designate the same stone as the ligure (Heb. leshem) mentioned in Ex. 28: 19 as the first stone of the third row in the high priest's breast-plate.
"Yes; but what is the ligure or ligurite?" asked Durtal.
He calls the nightingale _sirena de'boschi_, gunpowder _l'irreparabil fulmine terreno_, Columbus _il ligure Argonauta_, Galileo _il novello
The first of the third row was a ligure, then an amethyst, and the third an agate, being the ninth of the whole number.
Pesce alla ligure is a whole fish cooked with rosemary, Taggia olives and olive oil.
“Tracce di letteratura ligure (1617 – 1650) nelle carte napoletane dell’Archivio Dorio d’Angri.”