sard

noun
\ˈsärd \

Definition of sard 

: a reddish-brown variety of chalcedony sometimes classified as a variety of carnelian

First Known Use of sard

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sard

Middle English sarde, from Anglo-French, from Latin sarda

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