ligure

noun
lig·​ure | \ ˈli-ˌgyu̇r How to pronounce ligure (audio) , -gyər \

Definition of ligure

: a traditional precious stone that is probably the jacinth

First Known Use of ligure

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ligure

Middle English lygire, from Late Latin ligurius, from Greek ligyrion

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“Ligure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ligure. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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