bloodstone

noun
blood·​stone | \ ˈbləd-ˌstōn How to pronounce bloodstone (audio) \

Definition of bloodstone

: a green chalcedony sprinkled with red spots resembling blood

called also heliotrope

First Known Use of bloodstone

1504, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bloodstone was in 1504

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“Bloodstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bloodstone. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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