What does the word malachite mean?

Usage examples for malachite

  1. The two lists are divided by the mention of certain kinds of precious stones, such as lapis lazuli and malachite. – Manual Of Egyptian Archaeology And Guide To The Study Of Antiquities In Egypt by Gaston Camille Charles Maspero
  2. Aramis, who was delighted to find the superintendent carry on the debate with such clearness and precision, stood leaning his arm upon the marble top of a console table and began to play with a small gold knife, with a malachite handle. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere