Sardius



noun
1.
sard.
2.
the precious stone, thought to have been a ruby, in the breastplate of the Jewish high priest. Ex. 28:17.
noun
1.
(Old Testament) a precious stone, probably a ruby, set in the breastplate of the high priest
2.
another name for sard

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