Chatoyant



[shuh-toi-uh nt] /ʃəˈtɔɪ ənt/

adjective
1.
changing in luster or color:
chatoyant silk.
2.
Jewelry. reflecting a single streak of light when cut in a cabochon.
noun
3.
Jewelry. a cabochon-cut gemstone having this reflected streak, as a chrysoberyl cat’s-eye.
/ʃəˈtɔɪənt/
adjective
1.
having changeable lustre; twinkling
2.
(of a gem, esp a cabochon) displaying a band of light reflected off inclusions of other minerals
noun
3.
a gemstone with a changeable lustre, such as a cat’s eye

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