hammochrysos


hammochrysos
A stone with spangles of gold color in it.

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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hammochrysos — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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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