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tur·quoise

 (tûr′kwoiz′, -koiz′)
n.
1. A blue to blue-green mineral of aluminum and copper, mainly CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8·4H2O, prized as a gemstone in its polished blue form.
2. A light to brilliant bluish green.

[Middle English turkeis and French turquoise, both from Old French (pierre) turqueise, Turkish (stone), turquoise, feminine of turqueis, Turkish, from Turc, Turk; see Turk.]

tur′quoise′ adj.

turquoise

(ˈtɜːkwɔɪz; -kwɑːz)
n
1. (Minerals) a greenish-blue fine-grained secondary mineral consisting of hydrated copper aluminium phosphate. It occurs in igneous rocks rich in aluminium and is used as a gemstone. Formula: CuAl6(PO4)4(OH)8.4H2O
2. (Colours)
a. the colour of turquoise
b. (as adjective): a turquoise dress.
[C14: from Old French turqueise Turkish (stone)]

tur•quoise

(ˈtɜr kɔɪz, -kwɔɪz)

n.
1. an opaque mineral, a basic hydrous copper aluminum phosphate often containing a small amount of iron, sky-blue or greenish blue in color, cut cabochon as a gem.
2. Also called tur′quoise blue′. a greenish blue or bluish green.
[1350–1400; Middle English turkeis < Old French turqueise Turkish (stone) =Turc Turk + -eise (Middle French, French -oise), feminine of -eis -ese]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.turquoise - a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphateturquoise - a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate; "blue turquoise is valued as a gemstone"
mineral - solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition
opaque gem - a gemstone that is opaque
2.turquoise - a shade of blue tinged with greenturquoise - 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
فَيْروزفَيْروزي: مُخْضَر على أزْرَقفَيْرُوزِيّ
tyrkysovýtyrkys
turkis
türkiis
turkoositurkoosinvärinen
tirkizantirkiznatirkiz
türkiztürkizkék
turkísturkíslitur
青緑色の
청록색의
turkistamsiai žaliai melsva spalvatamsiai žydra spalva
tirkīzstirkīzzaļšzaļganzila krāsa
tyrkystyrkysový
turkizna
turkos
สีน้ำเงินอมเขียว
turkuazfiruzefiruze rengiTürk mavisi
có màu ngọc lamngọc lam

turquoise

[ˈtɜːkwɔɪz]
A. N
1. (= stone) → turquesa f
2. (= colour) → azul m turquesa
B. ADJazul turquesa

turquoise

[ˈtɜːrkwɔɪz ˈtɜːrkwɑːz]
n
(= stone) → turquoise f
(= colour) (also turquoise blue) → turquoise m, bleu m turquoise
modif [ring, brooch, jewellery] → en turquoise
adj [dress, sea] → turquoise inv

turquoise

n
(= gem)Türkis m
(= colour)Türkis nt
adjtürkis(farben); turquoise blue/greentürkisblau/-grün; turquoise jewellery (Brit) or jewelry (US) → Türkisschmuck m

turquoise

[ˈtɜːkwɔɪz]
1. n (stone, colour) → turchese m
2. adj (ring, earrings) → di turchesi; (colour) → (color) turchese inv

turquoise

(ˈtəːkwoiz) noun
1. a kind of greenish-blue precious stone. The ring was set with a turquoise.
2. (also adjective) (of) its colour. (a) pale turquoise (dress).

turquoise

فَيْرُوزِيّ tyrkysový turkis türkis τιρκουάζ turquesa turkoosi turquoise tirkizan turchese 青緑色の 청록색의 turquoise turkis turkusowy turquesa бирюзовый turkos สีน้ำเงินอมเขียว turkuaz có màu ngọc lam 绿松色的