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  • n. A former name for the mineral red beryl, now deprecated to avoid confusion with bixbyite.


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  • "A woman who took orders there popped a lozenge the color of bixbite into her mouth."
    - "Give Them Stuff" by Diane Williams, in Vicky Swanky Is a Beauty (p 55)

    January 1, 2013