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 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 spodumene — emerald spodumene, an emerald green variety of spodumene; hiddenite …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 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 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

  • Spodumene — Spod u*mene (sp[o^]d [ u]*m[=e]n; 135), n. [Gr. ?, p. pr. pass. from ? to burn to ashes, from spodo s ashes; cf. F. spodum[ e]ne.] (Min.) A mineral of a white to yellowish, purplish, or emerald green color, occurring in prismatic crystals, often… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spodumene — Kunzite redirects here. For the Sailor Moon character, see Shitennou. Infobox mineral name = Spodumene category = boxwidth = boxbgcolor = caption = An almost colorless kunzite crystal (upper left), a cut pale pink kunzite (upper right) and a… …   Wikipedia

  • spodumene — /spoj oo meen /, n. a mineral, lithium aluminum silicate, LiAlSi2O6, occurring in prismatic crystals, transparent varieties being used as gems. [1795 1805; < F spodumène < G Spodumen < Gk spodoúmenos, prp. of spodoûsthai to be burned to ashes… …   Universalium

  • spodumene — noun Etymology: probably from French spodumène, from German Spodumen, from Greek spodoumenos, present participle of spodousthai to be burnt to ashes, from spodos ashes Date: 1893 a white to yellowish, purplish, or emerald green monoclinic mineral …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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