Cornelian meaning

kôr-nēl'yən
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(mineralogy) Alternative form of carnelian.
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Pertaining to Pierre Corneille, or characteristic of his tragedies.
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Origin of cornelian

  • From Old French corneline (French cornaline), from Medieval Latin cornus or cornum after the berry Cornus mas (cornelian cherry).
    From Wiktionary
  • From French cornélien.
    From Wiktionary