Hammochrysos \Ham`mo*chry"sos\ (h[a^]m`m[-o]*kr[imac]"s[o^]s), n. [L., fr. Gr. "ammo`chrysos; "a`mmos, 'a`mmos, sand + chryso`s gold.] A stone with spangles of gold color in it. [1913 Webster]

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  • hammochrysos — noun A stone with spangles of gold color in it …   Wiktionary

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  • HAMMOCHRYSOS Lapis — apud Solin. eundem c. 37. ubi de lapidibus Persiae, arenis auro intermixtis, nunc bractearum nunc pulveris habet quardrula i. e. parvas tessellas seu quadratos γόμους: ab arenae mixto auro dictus. Plin. l. 37. c. 11. Similitudo est in hammochryso …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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