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Definition of carnelian noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carnelian

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//kɑːˈniːliən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɑːrˈniːliən//
 
(also cornelian) [countable, uncountable]
 
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a red, brown or white stone, used in jewellery Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French corneline; the prefix car- being suggested by Latin caro, carn- ‘flesh’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carnelian