cornelian

cornelian
noun (U) a red or white stone used in jewellery

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • Cornelian — is a red variety of chalcedony, which is cryptocrystalline quartz. Its red colour is due to the presence of iron impurities in the form of iron oxide or hematite. It can vary from a flesh red to a clear red. It is usually cut en cabochon, or into …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelian — Cor*nel ian (k?r n?lyan), n. [F. cornaline, OF. corneline, fr. L. cornu horn. So called from its horny appearance when broken. See {Horn}, and cf. {Carnelian}.] (Min.) Same as {Carnelian}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cornelian — red variety of chalcedony, a variant of corneline (c.1400), from O.Fr. corneline (Mod.Fr. cornaline), dim. of corneola, probably from V.L. *cornea, from L. cornus, name of a type of berry (see CORNEL (Cf. cornel)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cornelian — [kôr nēl′yən] n. [ME & OFr corneline, dim. < OFr corneola, prob. (because of similarity of color) < VL * cornea: see CORNEL] CARNELIAN …   English World dictionary

  • Cornelian Bay, Tasmania — Cornelian Bay Hobart, Tasmania Postcode: 7008 …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelian (disambiguation) — Cornelian (usually spelled carnelian ) is a reddish brown variety of the mineral chalcedony. Cornelian may also refer to: Cornelian automobile, a 1914 racing vehicle Cornelian Bay (disambiguation), multiple places Cornelian dilemma, a dilemma… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelian Bay — may refer to: Contents 1 Places 1.1 England 1.2 Australia 1.3 United States Places …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelian Tree — may refer to: Cornus florida Cornus mas This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the inten …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelian automobile — The Cornelian was a 1914 American automobile built expressly for racing. It had chain drive and was the smallest such configuration to be raced at the Indianapolis Speedway.[1] Manufacture The 1914 Cornelian was manufactured by Howard E. Blood… …   Wikipedia

  • Cornelian cherry — geltonoji sedula statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sedulinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaisinis augalas (Cornus mas), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Cornus mas angl. Cornelian… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Cornelian dogwood — geltonoji sedula statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Sedulinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaisinis augalas (Cornus mas), paplitęs pietvakarių Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. Naudojamas gėrimams gaminti. atitikmenys: lot. Cornus mas angl. Cornelian… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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