Lapis-lazuli definitions

lăz'ə-lē, -yə-, lăzh'ə-
An opaque to translucent blue, violet-blue, or greenish-blue semiprecious gemstone composed mainly of lazurite and calcite.
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An azure-blue, opaque semiprecious stone, a mixture of lazurite and various other minerals.
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Its color.
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(mineralogy) A deep blue stone, used in making jewelry.
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A deep, bright blue, like that of the stone.

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Of a deep, bright blue, like that of the stone.
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Origin of lapis-lazuli

Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin lapis lazulī Latin lapis stone Medieval Latin lazulī genitive of lazulum lapis lazuli (from Arabic lāzaward) (from Persian lājward)