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chal·ced·o·ny (cal·ced·o·ny)

chalcedony (calcedony)

 
pronunciation:
kael se d ni [or] kael s do ni
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part of speech: noun
inflections: calcedonies, chalcedonies
definition: a variety of quartz that is made of up of microscopic fibers that can come in several different colors and forms, which all have specific variety names. The colorfully banded variety of chalcedony is called agate.
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