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agate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Jewellery
agateag‧ate /ˈæɡət/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 agate.jpg DCJa hard stone with bands of different colours, used in jewellery
Examples from the Corpus
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.
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