smaragdine


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sma·rag·dine

 (smə-răg′dēn′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to emeralds.
2. Having the color of emeralds.
n.
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)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to emeralds.
2. emerald-green in color.
n.
3. Also, smar•agd (ˈsmær ægd) Rare. emerald.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin smaragdīnus < Greek smarágdinos=smáragd(os) emerald + -inos -ine1]
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