from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A yellow-brown, semiprecious chatoyant gemstone consisting of quartz with parallel veins of silicified altered crocidolite.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A siliceous stone of a yellow color and chatoyant luster, obtained in South Africa and much used for ornament. It is an altered form of the mineral crocidolite. See crocidolite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as tiger's-eye.
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