sard

noun
\ ˈsärd \

Definition of sard 

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

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SARD: What Trump has done so successfully is communicate directly, bypassing the conventional media, with his constituency. WSJ, "The President Tweets About You. What Do You Do?," 18 June 2017

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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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