from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A yellowish-green variety of olivine used as a gem.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A transparent olive-green form of olivine, used as a gem.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Chrysolite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as chrysolite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a pale green variety of chrysolite; used as a gemstone
- A special birthstone called peridot is reserved only for those born in August.
The peridot was the winner, as it was chartreuse-colored and interesting.
Olivine is a magnesium iron silicate that exists throughout the universe - in distant galaxies and local comets - as well as in earthly jewelry stores, in a pristine, gem-quality form called peridot.
Greenish sands hold chlorite-glauconite or olivine, also called peridot, when it is of gem-like quality.
Otherwise known as peridot, Lisa uses some swarovski components to create a bright, spring bracelet.
The pieces can be fashioned from diamonds of various colors, rubies, emeralds, sapphires as well as a selection of semi-precious stones such as peridot, and amethysts.
* Mermaid earrings and a peridot ring by sunspiral!
The mineral most subject to this serpentinization process is called olivine—also known in its gemstone form as peridot—and it is common on Mars.
The beautiful wave harmonies and shimmering watery images of this song remind me of the times I have felt most free and content; when I've waded through rock pools and walked along the shore: clear water, crystal blue, shiny turquoise and peridot green, skies wiped clean of storm clouds and troubles.
The wind and rain lashed a peridot sea, and the only sign of life we spotted was a lone eider duck bobbing in the surf well away from shore.