What does the word cornelian mean?

Usage examples for 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 by James Finn
  2. The cornelian engraved on two sides. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  3. It's the cornelian, no doubt.... – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc