Cacholong : Definition

Cacholong

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Definitions of Cacholong

Pronunciation : Cach"o*long, n
Etymology : [F. cacholong, said to be from Cach, the name of a river in Bucharia + cholon, a Calmuck word for stone; or fr. a Calmuck word meaning "beautiful stone"] (Min.)
Definition : Defn: An opaque or milk-white chalcedony, a variety of quartz; also, a similar variety of opal.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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