Definition of bloodstone in US English:



  • A type of green chalcedony spotted or streaked with red, used as a gemstone.

    • ‘They were also taken to the machair to see the famous bloodstone with which the Morrisons are reputed to have hit the Macaulays in a clan battle.’
    • ‘Here you are, it is her birth stone, it is generally called the bloodstone.’
    • ‘She'd always said it was made from bloodstone, nothing valuable.’
    • ‘A pendant of red bloodstone on a silver chain hung between her breasts.’
    • ‘She wore blue jeans and a black hoodie, black eyeliner and nail polish, and she wore a bloodstone choker was around her neck.’