calcedonius

calcedonius
[†° calcedonius], i, m., chalcedony, Ap. 21:19.*

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  • calcédoine — (kal sé doi n ) s. f. Pierre précieuse de couleur bleue ou jaunâtre, qu on met au rang des agates, et sur laquelle on grave aisément. HISTORIQUE    XIIe s. •   Jagonces, saphirs, calcedoines, Romancero, 59.    XIVe s. •   Calcidoine est une… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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  • chalcedony — (n.) c.1300, from L. calcedonius, in Vulgate translating Gk. khalkedon in Rev. xxi:19, found nowhere else. Connection with Chalcedon in Asia Minor is very doubtful [OED]. The city name is from Phoenician and means new town …   Etymology dictionary

  • chalcedony — [kal sɛdəni] noun (plural chalcedonies) quartz occurring in a microcrystalline form such as onyx and agate. Derivatives chalcedonic ˌkalsɪ dɒnɪk adjective Origin ME: from L. calcedonius, chalcedonius, from Gk khalkēdōn …   English new terms dictionary

  • cacidoyne — Cacidoyne, Pierre precieuse qu on appelle Cacidoyne, Carchedonius, vel Calcedonius …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • cassidoine — Cassidoine, Espece de pierre precieuse, Cachedonius vel Calcedonius, vel Calcedon …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • chalcedony — [kal sed′ n ē, kal′sə dō΄nē] n. pl. chalcedonies [ME & OFr calcedoine < LL (Vulg.) calcedonius, used to transl. Gr chalkēdōn (only in Rev. 21:19), a precious stone < ?] a type of quartz with a waxy luster and microscopic crystals often… …   English World dictionary

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