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aq·ua·ma·rine

 (ăk′wə-mə-rēn′, ä′kwə-)
n.
1. A transparent blue-green variety of beryl, used as a gemstone.
2. A pale blue to light greenish blue.

[Latin aqua marīna, seawater : aqua, water; see aqua + marīna, feminine of marīnus, of the sea; see marine.]

aquamarine

(ˌækwəməˈriːn)
n
1. (Minerals) a pale greenish-blue transparent variety of beryl used as a gemstone
2. (Colours)
a. a pale blue to greenish-blue colour
b. (as adjective): an aquamarine dress.
[C19: from New Latin aqua marīna, from Latin: sea water (referring to the gem's colour)]

aq•ua•ma•rine

(ˌæk wə məˈrin, ˌɑ kwə-)

n.
1. a transparent light blue or greenish blue variety of beryl used as a gem.
2. a light blue-green or greenish blue color.
[1590–1600; < Latin aqua marīna sea water]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquamarine - a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color
beryl - the chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems
transparent gem - a gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
2.aquamarine - a shade of blue tinged with greenaquamarine - a shade of blue tinged with green  
blue, blueness - blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; "he had eyes of bright blue"
Translations
akvamariini
akvamarin

aquamarine

[ˌækwəməˈriːn]
A. ADJ(de color) verde mar inv
B. Naguamarina f

aquamarine

[ˌækwəməˈriːn]
n
(= precious stone) → aigue-marine 4f
(= colour) → bleu-vert m inv
adj
(in colour)bleu-vert inv
modif (containing precious stone) [ring] → en aigue-marine

aquamarine

nAquamarin m; (= colour)Aquamarin nt
adjaquamarin

aquamarine

[ˌækwəməˈriːn]
1. nacquamarina
2. adjacquamarina inv
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