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lazulimore about lazuli


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lazuli  \Laz"u*li\,  n.[F.  &  NL  lapis  lazuli,  LL  lazulus 
  lazurius  lazur  from  the  same  Oriental  source  as  E.  azure. 
  See  {Azure}.]  (Min.) 
  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  {lapis  lazuli},  and 
  {Armenian  stone}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  an  azure  blue  semiprecious  stone  [syn:  {lapis  lazuli}] 

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