Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A mineral, also known as fire-opal.

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  • noun A fire opal.

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  • noun an opal with flaming orange and yellow and red colors
  • noun tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Italian girasole, sunflower, opal : girare, to turn; see girandole + sole, sun (from Latin sōl; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots).]

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Spanish

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