sardius

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sardius a deep orange-red variety of chalcedony
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sardius A precious stone, probably a carnelian, one of which was set in Aaron's breastplate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sardius A sard. The precious stone mentioned as one of those in the breastplate of the Jewish high priest is thought to have been a ruby.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. sardius, lapis sardinus, Gr. , , . See Sard

Usage

In literature:

Sister Smith, mother of Sardius and Alma, has told some of the experiences which she passed through during that awful time.
"A Young Folks' History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" by Nephi Anderson
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