lazuli

Definitions:

  • Short for <internalXref urlencoded="lapis%20lazuli">lapis lazuli</internalXref> (which see, under <internalXref urlencoded="lapis">lapis</internalXref>).
  • A mineral of a fine azure-blue color, usually in small rounded masses. It is essentially a silicate of alumina, lime, and soda, with some sodium sulphide, is often marked by yellow spots or veins of sulphide of iron, and is much valued for ornamental work. Called also <altname>lapis lazuli</altname>, and <altname>Armenian stone</altname>.
  • Short for <xref>lapis lazuli</xref>.
  • an azure blue semiprecious stone
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