Definition of sard in US English:

sard

noun

  • A yellow or brownish-red variety of chalcedony.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Both men and women wore sard, and numerous examples of Greek and Etruscan jewelry include stunning specimens of ornately carved sard.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation

sard

/särd//sɑrd/