sin·​o·​ple | \ ˈsinəpəl \
plural -s

Definition of sinople

: ferruginous quartz that is blood-red or brownish red sometimes with a tinge of yellow

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History and Etymology for sinople

Middle French sinople, sinopre, from Latin sinopis sinopite, from Greek sinōpis, from Sinōpē Sinope, ancient seaport on the Black sea in Asia Minor

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“Sinople.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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