Main definitions of sard in English

: sard1Sard2

sard1

noun

  • 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.’

Pronunciation

sard

/särd/ /sɑrd/

Origin

Late Middle English from French sarde or Latin sarda, from Greek sardios, probably from Sardō ‘Sardinia’.

Main definitions of Sard in English

: sard1Sard2

Sard2

noun

dated
  • 1The Sardinian language.

  • 2A Sardinian person.

Pronunciation

Sard

/särd/ /sɑrd/

adjective

dated
  • Sardinian.

Pronunciation

Sard

/särd/ /sɑrd/