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em·er·ald

 (ĕm′ər-əld, ĕm′rəld)
n.
1. A brilliant green to grass-green transparent variety of beryl, used as a gemstone.
2. A strong yellowish green.
adj.
Of a strong yellowish green.

[Middle English emeraude, from Old French, from Medieval Latin esmeralda, esmeraldus, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos; akin to Sanskrit marakatam, probably of Semitic origin; akin to Akkadian barraqtu and Hebrew bāreqet, a kind of gemstone (probably emerald); see brq in Semitic roots.]

emerald

(ˈɛmərəld; ˈɛmrəld)
n
1. (Minerals) a green transparent variety of beryl: highly valued as a gem
2. (Colours)
a. the clear green colour of an emerald
b. (as adjective): an emerald carpet.
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (formerly) a size of printer's type approximately equal to 6 point
4. (Animals) short for emerald moth
[C13: from Old French esmeraude, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos; related to Sanskrit marakata emerald]

em•er•ald

(ˈɛm ər əld, ˈɛm rəld)

n.
1. a rare variety of beryl that is colored green by chromium and valued as a gem.
3. Ornith. any of numerous small bright green hummingbirds of the genus Chlorostilbon.
adj.
4. having a clear, deep green color.
[1250–1300; < Old French esmeralde, esmeragde < Latin smaragdus < Greek smáragdos; probably ultimately < Semitic b-r-q shine (≫ Skt marāk(a)la emerald)]

em·er·ald

(ĕm′ər-əld)
A transparent, green form of the mineral beryl. It is valued as a gem.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.emerald - a green transparent form of berylemerald - a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
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.emerald - a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
jewel, precious stone, gem - a precious or semiprecious stone incorporated into a piece of jewelry
3.emerald - the green color of an emerald
green, viridity, greenness - green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
Translations
زُمُرُّدزُمُرُّد أخْضَر
smaragdsmaragdgrøn
smaragdsmaragdzöld
smaragîgrænnsmaragîur
smaragdassmaragdo spalva
smaragda krāsas-smaragdssmaragdzaļš
smaragd
smaragdsmaragden
zümrützümrüt yeşili

emerald

[ˈemərəld]
A. N (= stone) → esmeralda f; (= colour) → verde m esmeralda
B. ADJ (also emerald green) → verde esmeralda
C. CPD [necklace, bracelet, ring] → de esmeraldas
the Emerald Isle Nla verde Irlanda

emerald

[ˈɛmərəld]
n
(= gem) → émeraude f
(= colour) (also emerald green) → vert m émeraude
adj (in colour) [eyes, lake, sea] → émeraude inv
modif (made with emeralds) [ring, necklace, brooch] → d'émeraude, en émeraude

emerald

n
(= stone)Smaragd m
(= colour)Smaragdgrün nt
adjsmaragden, Smaragd-; (colour also) → smaragdgrün; emerald ringSmaragdring m

emerald

[ˈɛmərld]
1. n (stone) → smeraldo; (colour) → verde m smeraldo
2. adj (necklace, bracelet) → di smeraldi; (colour) (also emerald green) → verde smeraldo inv

emerald

(ˈemərəld) noun
1. a type of precious stone, green in colour.
2. (also emerald green) its colour (also adjective). She has an emerald (green) coat.