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Topic: JEWELLERY

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: lapidarius, from lapis 'stone'

lapidary

adjective
     
lap‧i‧da‧ry [only before noun]
1 formal well-written and accurate:
the lapidary style of the poem
2 technicalDCJ relating to the cutting or polishing of valuable stones or jewels
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