"lapidary" Definition

  1. n. An artificer who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious stones; hence, a dealer in precious stones.
  2. n. A virtuoso skilled in gems or precious stones; a connoisseur of lapidary work.
  3. a. Of or pertaining to the art of cutting stones, or engraving on stones, either gems or monuments; as, lapidary ornamentation.
  4. a. Of or pertaining to monumental inscriptions; as, lapidary adulation.

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Position in dictionary: 56005 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., a., a.,
Words that start with "lapidary": 1
Words that end with "lapidary": 1
Words that contain "lapidary": 1
Next words in dictionary: lapidate, lapidation, lapideous, lapides, lapidescence
Previous words in dictionary: lapidarious, lapidaries, lapidarian, lapicide, lapfuls

English Dictionary Definition of lapidary

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