Aleppo stone


Definition of Aleppo stone

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

called also eye agate

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First Known Use of Aleppo stone

1893, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aleppo stone

so called from its use as a remedy for Aleppo boils

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“Aleppo stone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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