Smaragdine - definition of smaragdine by The Free Dictionary
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1. Of or relating to emeralds.
2. Having the color of emeralds.
also sma·ragd (smə-răgd′, smăr′ăgd′) Emerald.
[Middle English, from Latin smaragdinus, emerald-green, from Greek smaragdinos, from smaragdos, emerald.]
sma•rag•dine (sməˈræg dɪn)
1. of or pertaining to emeralds.
2. emerald-green in color. n.
Also, smar•agd (ˈsmær ægd) Rare. emerald.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin smaragdīnus
< Greek smarágdinos
+ -inos -ine1
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, an adjective meaning "of or pertaining to emerald.