Definition of Lapidaries

1. Noun. (plural of lapidary) ¹



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Definition of Lapidaries

1. lapidary [n] - See also: lapidary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lapidaries

lapdances
lapdog
lapdogs
lapel
lapeled
lapelled
lapelless
lapels
lapful
lapfuls
laphamite
lapheld
lapicide
lapicides
lapidarian
lapidaries (current term)
lapidarious
lapidarist
lapidary
lapidate
lapidated
lapidates
lapidating
lapidation
lapidations
lapidator
lapideous
lapides
lapidescence
lapidescences

Literary usage of Lapidaries

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1. Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-fishing : Origins to the Age of Discoveries by R. A. Donkin (1998)
"lapidaries: The systematic study of precious and semi-precious stones — their origin, ... 108 lapidaries were composed mostly in Latin,104 but vernacular ..."

2. Ceylon: An Account of the Island Physical, Historical and Topographical by James Emerson Tennent (1859)
"The lapidaries who cut and polish the stones are chiefly Moors, but their tools are so primitive, and their skill so deficient, that a gem generally loses ..."

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