Aleppo stone


: a gem made by cutting an agate so that it suggests an eye

called also eye agate

Word History


so called from its use as a remedy for Aleppo boils

First Known Use

1893, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aleppo stone was in 1893

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“Aleppo stone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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