Home

Cite

Meaning of chatoyant

cha•toy•ant

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.
—n.
  1. a cabochon-cut gemstone having this reflected streak, as a chrysoberyl cat's-eye.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: