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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An azure blue vitreous mineral of basic copper carbonate, Cu3(CO3)2(OH)2, used as a copper ore and as a gemstone. Also called chessylite.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A blue vitreous mineral; a basic copper carbonate, with the chemical formula Cu2+3(CO3)2(OH)2.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Blue carbonate of copper; blue malachite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A blue mineral, a hydrous carbonate of copper.
  • n. Same as lazulite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. blue carbonate of copper; blue malachite

Etymologies

From Persian لاژورد (lâžward, "blue color"). (Wiktionary)

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