\dˈa͡ɪ͡əlɪd͡ʒ], \dˈaɪəlɪdʒ], \d_ˈaɪə_l_ɪ_dʒ]\
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A rhetorical figure by which arguments are placed in various points of view, and then turned to one point; a dark green or bronze-coloured laminate mineral, considered a variety of augite.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A mineral having a laminated or bladed cleavage-so called from its changeable colour; a figure of speech in which arguments are placed in various points of view and then turned to one point.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Greek] A dark-green or bronze-coloured laminae mineral, considered as a variety of hornblende or augite.
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