Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See harmotome, and staurotide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Chiastolite.
  • n. A name of the minerals staurolite and harmotome, both of which often occur in compound or twin crystals having more or loss the shape of a cross.

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Examples

  • The sledgehammers and cranes -- employed to remove and destroy every single khachkar or cross-stone -- were the tools of purging the proof and symbol of Armenian heritage in the borderland area by Iran.

    Amnesty International: Sacred Stones Scream for Justice in Azerbaijan

  • Maie ne thie cross-stone [120] of thie cryme bewree!

    The Rowley Poems

  • On second day of his 2-day private visit to Georgia, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan attended a Sunday service at the Surb Prkich (Holy Savior) Church in Batumi and laid flowers at the cross-stone in the yard.

    Today.Az

  • A khachkar (cross-stone) commemorating Armenian Genocide Victims will be erected in one of the streets of Malta's capital city.

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net

  • The ceremony of unveiling of an Armenian khachkar (cross-stone) took place in La Plata, the capital of the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina, last Saturday.

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net

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