cubic zirconia


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cubic zirconia

n.
A synthetic gemstone, ZrO2, used in jewelry as an imitation diamond.

cu′bic zir•co′ni•a

(zɜrˈkoʊ ni ə)
n., pl. -ni•as.
an artificial crystal resembling a diamond, used in jewelry. Abbr.: CZ
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