A yellow or brownish-red variety of chalcedony.‘The figure of God resembling jaspar and sard stone, that is, a yellow and red stone matched by the pigments in the painting, sits in Heaven, indicated by the snowflake stars.’
- ‘Both men and women wore sard, and numerous examples of Greek and Etruscan jewelry include stunning specimens of ornately carved sard.’
Late Middle English from French sarde or Latin sarda, from Greek sardios, probably from Sardō ‘Sardinia’.
1The Sardinian language.
2A Sardinian person.
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