Definitions for onyxˈɒn ɪks, ˈoʊ nɪks
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a chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos
Same as Mexican onyx.
A deep jet-black color.
A banded variety of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz.
Onyx is a banded variety of chalcedony. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color. Commonly, specimens of onyx contain bands of black and/or white.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a variety of agate or chalcedony, in which occur even layers of white and black or white and brown, sharply defined in good specimens; they come from India, and are highly valued for cameo-cutting.
Translations for onyx
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- ònixCatalan, Valencian
- ónice, ónique, ónixSpanish
- عقیق سلیمانیPersian
- सुलैमानी पत्थरHindi
- オニックス, オニキスJapanese
- оникс, oniksSerbo-Croatian
- سلیمانی پتھرUrdu
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