moss agate

noun

: an agate mineral containing brown, black, or green mosslike or dendritic markings

Word History

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moss agate was in 1798

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“Moss agate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moss%20agate. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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