peridotic
adjective see peridot

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peridotic — See peridot. * * * …   Universalium

  • peridotic — per·i·dot·ic …   English syllables

  • peridotic — |perə|däd.ik adjective Etymology: French péridotique, from péridot + ique ic : of or relating to peridot * * * peridotˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑peridot …   Useful english dictionary

  • peridot — peridotic /per i dot ik, doh tik/, adj. /per i doh , dot /, n. Mineral. a green transparent variety of olivine, used as a gem. [1300 50; < F péridot; r. ME peritot < MF] * * * or precious olivine Gem quality, transparent green olivine. Very large …   Universalium

  • peridot — noun Etymology: French péridot, from Old French peritot Date: circa 1706 a deep yellowish green transparent variety of olivine used as a gem • peridotic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peridot — /ˈpɛrədɒt/ (say peruhdot) noun a green variety of olivine used as a gem. {Middle English, from French; origin uncertain} –peridotic /pɛrəˈdɒtɪk/ (say peruh dotik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • peridot — [per′ə dät΄] n. [Fr péridot < MFr peritot < ?] a variety of yellowish green olivine, used as a gem peridotic adj …   English World dictionary

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