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Definition of "sard" [sard]

  • A clear or translucent, deep orange-red to brownish-red variety of chalcedony. Also called sardius. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sard" in a sentence
  • "The sard is the carnelian, while the sardonyx is a species of onyx."
  • "The sard, which is probably the stone denoted by odem, is a superior variety of agate, sometimes called camelian, and has long been a favorite stone for the engraver's art."
  • "To calm me down on hot days, or when I was particularly temperamental, cucumber and yogurt dip combined with white basmati rice was a good sard remedy."