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

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A reddish colored type of quartz

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a variety of quartz which is rose-red.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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