aegyptilla

noun ae·gyp·til·la \ˌē-jəp-ˈti-lə\

Definition of aegyptilla

plural

-s

  1. :  a gem produced from a 2-layered agate usually cut so that one color is encircled by the other

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Origin and Etymology of aegyptilla

Latin, a gem formerly found in Egypt, from Aegyptus Egypt + Latin -illa, diminutive suffix


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