tigereye

play
noun ti·ger·eye \ ˈtī-gər-ˌī \
variants: or tiger's-eye play \-gərz-\

Definition of tigereye

:a usually yellowish to brown chatoyant stone that consists of silicified crocidolite and is much used for ornament

First Known Use of tigereye

1888


Learn More about tigereye


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tigereye? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a ram's-horn trumpet used in Judaism

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!