"lapidary" in the noun sense
1. lapidary, lapidarist
an expert on precious stones and the art of cutting and engraving them
2. lapidary, lapidist
a skilled worker who cuts and engraves precious stones
"lapidary" in the adjective sense
of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them
"the ring is of no lapidary value"- Lord Byron
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