noun. ['ˈægət'] an impure form of quartz consisting of banded chalcedony; used as a gemstone and for making mortars and pestles.
- moss agate
- a- (English)
- a- (Anglo-Norman)
- agathe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
- achates (Latin)
- gate (English)
- gata (Old Norse)
Words that Rhyme with Agate
Example sentences of the word agate
1. Noun, singular or mass
Turn off the sander and place the agate in a clean bowl of water.
Sand the agate slice on the wheel until it reaches a brilliant luster.