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agate in Jewellery topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishagateag‧ate /ˈæɡət/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 agate.jpg DCJa hard stone with bands of different colours, used in jewellery
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agateMost of the seals were nevertheless made of bone, ivory, steatite, banded agate, or orange carnelian.Sometimes, they were moss green, tantalising as moss agate.Beneath her flat furry belly the big shallow stones had the marble veining of agate.