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