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gir·a·sol

 (jĭr′ə-sôl′, -sōl′, -sŏl′)
n.
1. also gir·o·sol See fire opal.
2. also gir·a·sole See Jerusalem artichoke.

[Italian girasole, sunflower, opal : girare, to turn; see girandole + sole, sun (from Latin sōl; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots).]

girasol

(ˈdʒɪrəˌsɒl; -ˌsəʊl) ,

girosol

or

girasole

n
(Jewellery) a type of opal that has a red or pink glow in bright light; fire opal
[C16: from Italian, from girare to revolve (see gyrate) + sole the sun, from Latin sōl]

gir•a•sol

(ˈdʒɪr əˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl)

also gir•a•sole

(-ˌsoʊl)

n.
1. an opal that reflects light in a bright luminous glow.
[1580–90; < Italian, =gira(re) to turn (see girandole) + sole the sun]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.girasol - an opal with flaming orange and yellow and red colorsgirasol - an opal with flaming orange and yellow and red colors
opal - a translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones
2.girasol - tall perennial with hairy stems and leavesgirasol - tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
helianthus, sunflower - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
Jerusalem artichoke - edible tuber of the Jerusalem artichoke
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