achate

noun ach·ate \ˈa-kət\
variants: or

achates

\ə-ˈkā-tēz\ play

Definition of achate

plural

achates

\ˈa-kəts, ə-ˈkā-tēz\
  1. :  agate 1

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Origin and Etymology of achate

Middle English achate, from Old French, from Latin achates — more at agate


First Known Use: 13th century


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