from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to emeralds.
- adj. Having the color of emeralds.
- n. Emerald.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Emerald.
- adj. Of or pertaining to emeralds.
- adj. Having the colour of emeralds.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to emerald; resembling emerald; of an emerald green.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of a green color like that of smaragd—that is, of any brilliant green: an epithet used loosely and in different senses.
If the film you are watching is in color and features quirky kids striving to spell the word "smaragdine," you put the wrong DVD in your Netflix queue.
On a transverse axis, vision reached from glittering blue across the Sea of Marmora to a mast-crowded Golden Horn and the rich suburbs and smaragdine heights beyond.
There was a keyhole, plainly visible, but the key was doubtless drowned in the smaragdine depths of the unknown sea.
I turned my head again to the sea, and looking down into its smaragdine depths, let go of the victualistic store which I had been industriously accumulating ever since I had come through the lines.
It hath reached me, O auspicious King, the director, the right-guiding, lord of the rede which is benefiting and of deeds fair-seeming and worthy celebrating, that Mohammed Son of the Sultan craved leave to return to his own motherland, when his father-in-law gave him an hundred clusters of the diamantine and smaragdine grapes, after which he farewelled the King and taking his bride fared without the city.
'I have been, continued he, many years in search of the Philosopher's Stone, and long master of the smaragdine-table of Hermes Trismegistus; the green and red dragons of Raymond Lully have also been obedient to me, and the illustrious sages themselves deign to visit me; yet is it but since I had the honour to be known to your ladyship, that I have been so fortunate as to obtain the grand secret of projection.