Latin definition for: astrapias, astrapiae


  • declension: undeclined


  1. precious stone (black in color with gleams of light crossing the middle)
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Appears only in Pliny’s “Natural History”
  • Source: Lewis & Short, “A Latin Dictionary”, 1879 (Lewis & Short)

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