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lap•i•dar•y



Pronunciation: (lap'i-der"ē), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lapidary.html on line 71 [key]
n., pl. -dar•ies,
adj.


n.
1. Also,lap•i•distPronunciation: (lap'i•dist). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lapidary.html on line 100 [key]a worker who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious stones.
2. Also,la•pid•ar•istPronunciation: (lu-pid'ur-ist). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lapidary.html on line 120 [key]an expert in precious stones and the art or techniques used in cutting and engraving them.
3. the art of cutting, polishing, and engraving precious stones.
4. an old book on the lore of gems.

adj. Also,lap•i•dar•i•anPronunciation: (lap"i-dâr'ē-un). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lapidary.html on line 144 [key]
1. of or pertaining to the cutting or engraving of precious stones.
2. characterized by an exactitude and extreme refinement that suggests gem cutting: a lapidary style; lapidary verse.
3. of, pertaining to, or suggestive of inscriptions on stone monuments.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/lapidary.html on line 187 lapidary (Thesaurus)

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