Main definitions of sard in English

: sard1Sard2

sard1

noun

mass noun
  • A yellow or brownish-red semi-precious stone consisting of a variety of chalcedony.

    • ‘Both men and women wore sard, and numerous examples of Greek and Etruscan jewelry include stunning specimens of ornately carved sard.’
    • ‘The figure of God resembling jaspar and sard stone, that is, a yellow and red stone matched by the pigments in the painting, sits in Heaven, indicated by the snowflake stars.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from French sarde or Latin sarda, from Greek sardios, probably from Sardō ‘Sardinia’.

Pronunciation

sard

/sɑːd/

Main definitions of sard in English

: sard1Sard2

Sard2

adjective & noun

  • another term for Sardinian
    • ‘Luckily, there has been renewed interest in and appreciation of traditional Sard culture and artisanship, which were repressed for so many centuries.’

Pronunciation

Sard

/sɑːd/