Turkois
Turkois Tur*kois", n. & a. Turquoise. [1913 Webster]

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  • turkois — obs. f. turquoise …   Useful english dictionary

  • turkois — Turquoise Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turkois — n. Turcois, turquoise …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • turcois — Turquoise Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turquois — Turquoise Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turquoise — Tur*quoise , Turquois Tur*quois (?; 277), n. [F. turquoise; cf. Pr. & Sp. turquesa, It. turchese, turchina, LL. turchesius, turchina; so called because first brought from Turkey. See 1st {Turkey}.] (Min.) A hydrous phosphate of alumina containing …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chakari, Zimbabwe — Chakari is a mining village in the province of Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe. It is located about 33 km west of Chegutu and 38 km north of Kadoma. According to the 1982 Population Census, the village had a population of 8,415. The village… …   Wikipedia

  • turquoise — n. [Written also Turcois and Turkois.] Calaite …   New dictionary of synonyms

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