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sɑrˈdɒn ɪks, ˈsɑr dn-sar·donyx

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sardonyxnoun

    an onyx characterized by parallel layers of sard and a different colored mineral


  1. sardonyxnoun

    A gemstone having bands of red sard; a variety of onyx or chalcedony.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sardonyxnoun

    a variety of onyx consisting of sard and white chalcedony in alternate layers

    Etymology: [L., fr. Gr. . See Sard, and Onyx.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sardonyx

    sär′dō-niks, n. a variety of onyx consisting of layers of light-coloured chalcedony alternating with reddish layers of cornelian or sard: (her.) a tincture of sanguine colour when the blazoning is done by precious stones. [Gr. sardonyxSardios, Sardian, onyx, a nail.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sardonyx in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sardonyx in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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