Bloodstone Blood"stone`, n. (Min.) (a) A green siliceous stone sprinkled with red jasper, as if with blood; hence the name; -- called also {heliotrope}. (b) Hematite, an ore of iron yielding a blood red powder or ``streak.'' [1913 Webster]

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  • bloodstone — [blud′stōn΄] n. dark green chalcedony spotted with red jasper, used as a semiprecious stone; heliotrope …   English World dictionary

  • bloodstone — Hematite Hem a*tite, n. [L. haematites, Gr. ? bloodlike, fr. a i^ma, a i matos, blood.] (Min.) An important ore of iron, the sesquioxide, so called because of the red color of the powder. It occurs in splendent rhombohedral crystals, and in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bloodstone — /blud stohn /, n. a greenish variety of chalcedony with small bloodlike spots of red jasper scattered through it. Also called heliotrope. [1545 55; BLOOD + STONE] * * * ▪ mineral also called  heliotrope   dark green variety of the silica mineral… …   Universalium

  • bloodstone — noun Date: 1551 a green chalcedony sprinkled with red spots resembling blood called also heliotrope …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bloodstone — noun A green chalcedony that has been sprinkled with red spots (which resemble blood, hence the name) …   Wiktionary

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  • BLOODSTONE —    See HELIOTROPE …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • bloodstone — n. type of precious stone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bloodstone — noun a green gemstone that is spotted or streaked with red, a variety of chalcedony …   English new terms dictionary

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