blood stone

bloodstone

[bluhd-stohn]
noun
a greenish variety of chalcedony with small bloodlike spots of red jasper scattered through it.
Also called heliotrope.


Origin:
1545–55; blood + stone

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bloodstone (ˈblʌdˌstəʊn)
 
n
Also called: heliotrope a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone

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