from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A transparent, green variety of garnet used as a gem.
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- n. a green garnet
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A yellow-green, transparent variety of garnet found in the Urals. It is valued as a gem because of its brilliancy of luster, whence the name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A light-green to emerald-green variety of garnet, found in the Ural mountains. It is transparent and of brilliant luster, and is classed as a gem.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a green andradite used as a gemstone
German, from archaic Demant, diamond, from Middle High German diemant, from Old French diamant; see diamond.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)