Emerald
Emerald Em"er*ald, a. Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. ``Emerald meadows.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster]

{Emerald fish} (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the Gulf of Mexico ({Gobionellus oceanicus}), remarkable for the brilliant green and blue color of the base of the tongue; -- whence the name; -- called also {esmeralda}.

{Emerald green}, a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively; as, emerald green crystals.

{Emerald Isle}, a name given to Ireland on account of the brightness of its verdure.

{Emerald spodumene}, or {Lithia emerald}. (Min.) See {Hiddenite}.

{Emerald nickel}. (Min.) See {Zaratite}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Emerald — (englisch für Smaragd) bezeichnet eine Band, siehe Emerald (Band) eine US amerikanische Erotik Schauspielerin *1973, siehe Emerald (Schauspielerin) den britischen Leichten Kreuzer HMS Emerald, Baujahr 1920 ein Kreuzfahrtschiff, siehe Emerald… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • emerald — bright green precious stone, c.1300, emeraude, from O.Fr. esmeraude (12c.), from M.L. esmaraldus, from L. smaragdus, from Gk. smaragdos green gem (emerald or malachite), from Sem. baraq shine (Cf. Heb. bareqeth emerald, Arabic barq lightning ).… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Emerald — (Пунта дель Эсте,Уругвай) Категория отеля: Адрес: Avenida Terradel y Martin Pascual, 20100 …   Каталог отелей

  • Emerald — (Плака,Греция) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: Plaka Apokoronou, Плака, 73008, Гр …   Каталог отелей

  • Emerald — Em er*ald, n. [OE. emeraude, OF. esmeraude, esmeralde, F. [ e]meraude, L. smaragdus, fr. Gr. ?; cf. ?kr. marakata.] 1. (Min.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See {Beryl}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A kind of type, in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emerald — (программа) Emerald (судно) Список значений слова или словосочетания со ссылками на соответствующие статьи. Если вы попали сюда из …   Википедия

  • emerald — [em′ər əld] n. [ME & OFr emeralde < VL smaraldus, for L smaragdus < Gr smaragdos, of non European orig.] 1. a transparent, bright green precious stone; green variety of beryl 2. a similar variety of corundum 3. bright green adj. 1. bright… …   English World dictionary

  • Emerald — (franz. Émeraude), soviel wie Smaragd …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Emerald — Emerald, s.v.w. Smaragd; s. Beryll …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Emerald — f English: from the name of the gemstone, representing a vernacular form of ESMERALDA (SEE Esmeralda) …   First names dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”