carnelian definition

  • noun:
    • A pale to deep purple or reddish-brown number of clear chalcedony, used in precious jewelry.
    • a difficult, reddish-brown chalcedony; utilized in jewelery,
    • many different chalcedony, of an obvious, deep purple, flesh purple, or reddish white color. It's reasonably tough, capable of an excellent polish, and sometimes employed for seals.
    • A siliceous stone, a variety of chalcedony, of a deep-red, flesh-red, or reddish-white shade.
    • the gorgeous purple or reddish colour of this rock. The distinctive colors of Cornell University are cornelian and white.
    • a translucent red or orange variety of chalcedony

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "carnelian"
    • The orange stone is sometimes referred…
    • View More
  • Synonym for "carnelian"
  • Hypernym for "carnelian"
  • Same Context for "carnelian"
  • Urban Dictionary for "carnelian"
    • A semiprecious stone usually utilized in…
    • View More
89 votes

How would you define carnelian?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!