Definition of Carnelians

1. Noun. (plural of carnelian) ¹



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Definition of Carnelians

1. carnelian [n] - See also: carnelian

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carnelians

carnaries
carnary
carnate
carnation
carnation family
carnationed
carnations
carnauba
carnauba palm
carnauba wax
carnaubas
carnelian
carnelians (current term)
carneous
carneous degeneration
carneous mole
carnes
carnet
carnets
carney
carney syndrome
carneyed
carneying
carneys
carnie
carnied
carnier

Literary usage of Carnelians

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1. Economic Geology: Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures by David Page (1874)
"Burnishers of highly- tempered steel are also largely used ; but for certain purposes, agates and carnelians, though much more expensive, ..."

2. Ures̓ Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear by Andrew Ure (1860)
"carnelians are the stones usually employed when engraved for seals. The French give to those carnelians which have the utmost transparency and purity, ..."

3. Diospolis Parva: The Cemeteries of Abadiyeh and Hu, 1898-9 by William Matthew Flinders Petrie, Arthur Cruttenden Mace (1901)
"round the neck several strings of small carnelian beads, one having a centre of four large carnelians and a glazed scarab ; round the body strings of small ..."

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