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  1. (mineralogy) A hard, reddish brown chalcedony; used in jewelery
Etymology: From medieval Latin cornus or cornum after the berry Cornus mas (cornelian cherry).<ref>James D. Dana: Dana's System of Mineralogy. Volume III Seventh edition, revised by Clifford Frondel. John Wiley & Sons, 1962</ref>


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