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[kawr-neel-yuh n] /kɔrˈnil yən/

a variant spelling of carnelian

“red variety of chalcedony,” a variant of corneline (c.1400), from Old French corneline (Modern French cornaline), diminutive of corneola, probably from Vulgar Latin *cornea, from Latin cornus, name of a type of berry (see cornel).


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