from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lilac-colored spodumene used as a gemstone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A transparent pink-and-purple lilac variety of spodumene.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pinkish lilac crystal form of the mineral spodumene that is used as a gemstone
After George Frederick Kunz (1856-1932), American gemologist.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)