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al·man·dine

 (ăl′mən-dēn′) also al·man·dite (-dīt′)
n.
A deep violet-red garnet, FeAl2Si3O12, found in metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone.

[Alteration of obsolete alabandyne, from Middle English alabandine, from Late Latin (gemma) alabandina, (gem) of Alabanda, from Alabanda, a town of ancient Asia Minor.]

almandine

(ˈælməndɪn; -ˌdaɪn)
n
(Minerals) a deep violet-red garnet that consists of iron aluminium silicate and is used as a gemstone. Formula: Fe3Al2(SiO4)3. Also called: almondite
[C17: from French, from Medieval Latin alabandīna, from Alabanda, ancient city of Asia Minor where these stones were cut]

al•man•dine

(ˈæl mənˌdin, -ˌdaɪn, -dɪn)

n.
a purple-red iron aluminum garnet.
[1670–80; < French, Middle French < Medieval Latin alamandīna, alabandīna a precious stone, from Alaband(a) a town in Asia Minor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.almandine - a purple variety of the ruby spinel
ruby spinel, spinel ruby - a spinel used as a gemstone (usually dark red)
2.almandine - a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicatealmandine - a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate
garnet - any of a group of hard glassy minerals (silicates of various metals) used as gemstones and as an abrasive
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