(in Japan) an intricately carved lantern of stone, often placed in a garden or before a shrine.
a usually inexpensive reproduction of this, often made of cast metal.
noun 1. a fossil crinoid. noun 1. the fossil of any of several species of sea lily or crinoid
noun, plural stonemen. 1. a stonecutter or stoneworker. The requirements, written by the HOLWG of the US DoD in Feb 1980, that led to APSE. [“Requirements for Ada Programming Support Environments: STONEMAN”, US Dept of Defense, Feb 1980]. (1995-01-24)
noun 1. a marten, Mustela foina, of Europe and Asia, having a white mark on the throat and breast. stone marten noun 1. a marten, Martes foina, of Eurasian woods and forests, having a brown coat with a pale underfur 2. the highly valued fur of this animal
noun 1. a person who builds with or dresses stone. noun 1. a person who is skilled in preparing stone for building