chatoyant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shu-toi'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. changing in luster or color: chatoyant silk.
  2. reflecting a single streak of light when cut in a cabochon.
  1. a cabochon-cut gemstone having this reflected streak, as a chrysoberyl cat's-eye.
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