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Meaning of tiger's-eye

ti•ger's-eye

Pronunciation: (tī'gurz ī"), [key]
— n.
  1. a golden-brown chatoyant stone used for ornament, formed by the alteration of crocidolite, and consisting essentially of quartz colored by iron oxide.
  2. a glass coating or glaze giving the covered object the appearance of this stone.
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