a green variety of serpentine used as a gem: not a true jade.
noun, Furniture. 1. an X -stretcher having curved lines.
serpentinite (sər-pěn’tə-nīt’) A metamorphic rock consisting almost entirely of minerals in the serpentine group. Serpentinite forms from the alteration of ferromagnesian silicate materials, such as olivine and pyroxene, during metamorphism.
noun, plural series. 1. a group or a number of related or similar things, events, etc., arranged or occurring in temporal, spatial, or other order or succession; sequence. 2. a number of games, contests, or sporting events, with the same participants, considered as a unit: The two baseball clubs played a five-game series. 3. a […]
noun 1. either of two birds of the family Cariamidae, Cariama cristata, of southern Brazil, or Chunga burmeisteri, of Argentina, having long legs, an erectile crest, a short, broad bill, and limited ability to fly. noun 1. either of two cranelike South American birds, Cariama cristata or Chunga burmeisteri, having a crest just above the […]