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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dingy blue or greyish-black variety of spinel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A dingy blue, or grayish black, variety of spinel. It is also called pleonaste.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See ceylonite.


From French, from Ceylan ("Ceylon") +‎ -ite. (Wiktionary)


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