onyx
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɒnɪks/
Noun

onyx

  1. (mineral) A banded variety of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz.
  2. A jet-black color, named after the gemstone.
     
  3. Any of various lycaenid butterflies of the genus Horaga.
Translations Adjective

onyx (not comparable)

  1. jet-black
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗:
      , Genesis, 2:12
      And the gold of that land is good: there is bdellium and the onyx stone.



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