lapis lazuli

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English[edit]

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Lapis lazuli (1)

Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latin lapis ‎(stone) +‎ lazulī ‎(heavens, skies, genitive singular of lazulum).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌlæpɪs ˈlæz(j)əli/, /ˌlæpɪs ˈlæz(j)əlaɪ/, /ˌlæpɪs ˈlæʒəli/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌlapɪs ˈlazjʊlaɪ/, /ˌlapɪs ˈlazjʊli/

Noun[edit]

lapis lazuli ‎(countable and uncountable, plural lapis lazulis)

  1. (mineralogy) A deep blue stone, used in making jewelry.
  2. A deep, bright blue, like that of the stone.
    lapis lazuli colour:    

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Adjective[edit]

lapis lazuli

  1. Of a deep, bright blue, like that of the stone.

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: la‧pis la‧zu‧li

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English lapis lazuli, from Medieval Latin lapis ‎(stone) and lazulī ‎(of the heavens).

Noun[edit]

lapis lazuli m ‎(uncountable)

  1. (mineralogy) lapis lazuli