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Emerald

Emerald Meaning & Definition
Emerald Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Emerald?

[n] the green color of an emerald
[n] a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
[n] a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone

Synonyms | Synonyms for Emerald:

Related Terms | Find terms related to Emerald: adamant | aestival | agate | alexandrite | amethyst | aquamarine | beryl | beryl-green | berylline | bloodstone | blue-green | bluish-green | brilliant | carbuncle | carnelian | chalcedony | chartreuse | chloranemic | chlorine | chlorotic | chrysoberyl | chrysolite | citrine | citrinous | coral | demantoid | diamond | foliaged | garnet | girasol | glaucescent | glaucous | glaucous-green | grassy | green | green as grass | green-blue | greenish | greenish-blue | greenish-yellow | greensick | harlequin opal | heliotrope | holly | hyacinth | ivy | ivy-green | jade | jadestone | jargoon | jasper | lapis lazuli | leafy | leaved | moonstone | morganite | olivaceous | olive | olive-green | onyx | opal | peridot | plasma | porraceous | rose quartz | ruby | sapphire | sard | sardonyx | smaragdine | spinel | spinel ruby | springlike | summerlike | summery | topaz | turquoise | verdant | verdurous | vernal | vernant | vert | virescent | yellowish-green

See Also | beryl | gem | green | greenness | jewel | precious stone | transparent gem | viridity

Emerald In Webster's Dictionary

\Em"er*ald\, n. [OE. emeraude, OF. esmeraude, esmeralde, F. ['e]meraude, L. smaragdus, fr. Gr. ?; cf. ?kr. marakata.] 1. (Min.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See {Beryl}. 2. (Print.) A kind of type, in size between minion and nonpare?l. It is used by English printers. Note: [hand] This line is printed in the type called emerald.
\Em"er*ald\, a. Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. ``Emerald meadows.'' --Byron. {Emerald fish} (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the Gulf of Mexico ({Gobionellus oceanicus}), remarkable for the brilliant green and blue color of the base of the tongue; -- whence the name; -- called also {esmeralda}. {Emerald green}, a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively; as, emerald green crystals. {Emerald Isle}, a name given to Ireland on account of the brightness of its verdure. {Emerald spodumene}, or {Lithia emerald}. (Min.) See {Hiddenite}. {Emerald nickel}. (Min.) See {Zaratite}.

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