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Definition of lapidary adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    lapidary

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈlæpəˌdɛri//
     
     
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  1. 1(formal) (especially of written language) elegant and exact synonym concise in lapidary style
  2. 2(technology) connected with stones and the work of cutting and polishing them
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lapidary