Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of spinel.

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Examples

  • He scattered some of the lesser rubies, called spinels, into his palm, then some large rubies, and laid each on a small square of white silk.

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  • He scattered some of the lesser rubies, called spinels, into his palm, then some large rubies, and laid each on a small square of white silk.

    THE DIAMOND

  • He scattered some of the lesser rubies, called spinels, into his palm, then some large rubies, and laid each on a small square of white silk.

    THE DIAMOND

  • In the circlet are precious stones such as spinels, zircons, and pearls.

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  • In the circlet are precious stones such as spinels, zircons, and pearls.

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  • His genius, though, is his work with unusual combinations of stones and settings — spinels, Mandarin garnets, African tourmalines (see the mine-cut necklace, for $150), and yellow sapphires.

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  • According to Christie's, Mughal rulers had a great affection for spinels, a hard, glassy mineral.

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  • Those dark eyes glinted, like black spinels in snow.

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  • Those dark eyes glinted, like black spinels in snow.

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  • "Ring in 18K gold with diamonds, red, pink and blue spinels," read the straightforward text, but there was no mention of price.

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