bloodstone

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blood +‎ stone

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bloodstone (plural bloodstones)

  1. A green chalcedony that has been sprinkled with red spots (which resemble blood, hence the name).
    • Francis Bacon
      These following bodies do not draw: smaragd, achates, corneolus, pearl, jaspis, chalcedonius, alabaster, porphyry, coral, marble, touchstone, haematites, or bloodstone []

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