from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pinkish variety of the mineral quartz, used as a gemstone or as an ornamental stone.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A translucent and at times almost transparent variety of quartz, varying in color from light rose-red to dark-pink.

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  • noun A reddish colored type of quartz

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a translucent rose-red variety of quartz used for ornaments


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