cinnamon-stone love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of garnet, found in Ceylon and elsewhere, of a cinnamon, hyacinth-red, yellowish-brown, or honey-yellow color, sometimes used in jewelry. Also called essonite, hessonite.

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Examples

  • "I do: it is a very remarkable specimen of cinnamon-stone, and I must procure some of it if possible."

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