blood stone


a greenish variety of chalcedony with small bloodlike spots of red jasper scattered through it.
Also called heliotrope.

1545–55; blood + stone Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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bloodstone (ˈblʌdˌstəʊn)
Also called: heliotrope a dark-green variety of chalcedony with red spots: used as a gemstone

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