cornelian
Noun

cornelian

  1. Alternative form of carnelian
  2. Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the genus Deudorix.
Noun

cornelian (plural cornelians)

  1. The cornelian cherry fruit.

Cornelian
Adjective

cornelian

  1. Pertaining to Pierre Corneille, or characteristic of his tragedies
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 8,
      Nick tried for a while to talk to Emile about scrap metal, which tested his Cornelian French to the limits […]
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