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cacholong


cacholong


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cacholong  \Cach"o*long\,  n.  [F.  cacholong,  said  to  be  from  Cach, 
  the  name  of  a  river  in  Bucharia  +  cholon,  a  Calmuck  word  for 
  stone;  or  fr  a  Calmuck  word  meaning  ``beautiful  stone''] 
  (Min.) 
  An  opaque  or  milk-white  chalcedony,  a  variety  of  quartz; 
  also  a  similar  variety  of  opal.