lapis

[lap-is, ley-pis]
noun, plural lapides [lap-i-deez] .
1.
(italics) Latin. stone (used in Latin names for minerals, gems, etc.)
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He also noted the rich veins of silver and lapis lazuli.
These are beautifully decorated, with white marble lattice and marble mosaics studded with green jade, lapis lazuli and agate.
Summer brings horizons of lapis lazuli at sunrise, burnt umber at sunset.
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