Part of speech:

Same as Carnelian.

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Usage examples "cornelian":

  1. By his having that Moslem name, I should suppose this to be a freed- man, inasmuch as it is not the custom to give Moslem or Christian names to slaves; they may be only called Jewel, Diamond, Cornelian, Thursday, Friday, etc. - "Byeways in Palestine", James Finn.
  2. The cornelian engraved on two sides. - "Marie Antoinette And Her Son", Louise Muhlbach Official.
  3. It's the cornelian, no doubt.... - "The Eight Strokes of the Clock", Maurice Le Blanc.