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Dictionary entry overview: What does onyx mean?
• ONYX (noun)
The noun ONYX has 1 sense:
1. a chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos
Familiarity information: ONYX used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A chalcedony with alternating black and white bands; used in making cameos
Nouns denoting substances
Hypernyms ("onyx" is a kind of...):
Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "onyx"):
sardonyx (an onyx characterized by parallel layers of sard and a different colored mineral)
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