Emerald fish
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]


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  • emerald fish — vandenyninė esmeralda statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Gobionellus oceanicus angl. emerald fish; esmeralda rus. океанический гобионеллус ryšiai: platesnis terminas – esmeraldos …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emerald green — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emerald Isle — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emerald nickel — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emerald spodumene — 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 Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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