Chatoyment

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chatoyment Changeableness of color, as in a mineral; play of colors.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. chatoiement,. See Chatoyant

Usage

In literature:

Associated Words: chatoyant, chatoyment.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The effect is very brilliant and chatoyant.
"The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, No. 733, January 11, 1890" by Various
She invariably wore gloves out of doors and a veil to conceal the chatoyant eyes.
"The Green Eyes of Bâst" by Sax Rohmer
Cymophane, or chatoyant chrysoberyl, may also be asteriated.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
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