sinople

noun sin·o·ple \ ˈsinəpəl \

Definition of sinople

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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