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Definition of "lazuli" []

  • Short for lapis lazuli. (noun)

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Use "lazuli" in a sentence
  • "He sat beside a lovely young Italian woman, who took a rosary of lapis lazuli from a velvet case and prayed fervently."
  • "The ancients gave the name of sapphire also to our lapis-lazuli, which is likewise a blue stone, often speckled with shining pyrites which give it the appearance of being sprinkled with gold dust."
  • "The lapis lazuli, which is found frequently among the remains as the material of seals, combs, rings, jars, and other small objects, probably came from Bactria or the adjacent regions, whence alone it is procurable at the present day."