ruin agate

noun

: a usually brown agate showing on a polished surface markings suggestive of ruined buildings

Word History

First Known Use

1807, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ruin agate was in 1807

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“Ruin agate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruin%20agate. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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