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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: Latin lapis 'stone' + Medieval Latin lazuli 'of lapis lazuli' (from Arabic lazaward)

lapis lazuli

noun
     
lapis lazuli
Related topics: Jewellery
lap‧is laz‧u‧li
[uncountable and countable]DCJ a valuable bright blue stone, used especially in jewellery

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