An artificer who cuts, polishes, and engraves precious stones; hence, a dealer in precious stones.
- One who cuts, polishes, or engraves gems.
- A dealer in precious or semiprecious stones.
- Of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them.
- Engraved in stone.
- Marked by conciseness, precision, or refinement of expression: lapidary prose.
- Sharply or finely delineated: a face with lapidary features.