lapidary: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (lap'i-der"ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -dar•ies,
- a worker who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious stones.
- an expert in precious stones and the art or techniques used in cutting and engraving them.
- the art of cutting, polishing, and engraving precious stones.
- an old book on the lore of gems.
- lapidary (Thesaurus)