Definition of Aquamarine

1. Noun. A transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color.

Generic synonyms: Beryl, Transparent Gem



2. Noun. A shade of blue tinged with green.
Exact synonyms: Aqua, Cobalt Blue, Greenish Blue, Peacock Blue, Turquoise
Generic synonyms: Blue, Blueness

Definition of Aquamarine

1. n. A transparent, pale green variety of beryl, used as a gem. See Beryl.

Definition of Aquamarine

1. Noun. The bluish-green colour of the sea. ¹

2. Noun. A bluish-green variety of beryl. ¹

3. Adjective. Of a bluish-green colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aquamarine

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Medical Definition of Aquamarine

1. A transparent, pale green variety of beryl, used as a gem. See Beryl. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aquamarine

aquafer
aquafers
aquafortis
aquagenic
aquagenic pruritus
aquaholic
aquaholics
aquaintance
aquaintances
aqualfs
aqualung
aqualungs
aquamanile
aquamaniles
aquamanilia
aquamarine (current term)
aquamarines
aquametric
aquametrics
aquamolalities
aquamolality
aquanaut
aquanauts
aquapark
aquaparks
aquaphobe
aquaphobes
aquaphobia
aquaphobias
aquaphobic

Literary usage of Aquamarine

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1. Precious Stones and Gems: Their History, Sources and Characteristics by Edwin William Streeter (1898)
"aquamarine, OR BERYL. aquamarine is a name given to the varieties of Beryl which ... The pale green of the aquamarine is probably due to the presence of ..."

2. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1907)
"aquamarine, Yellow and Golden Beryl.—This mineral, as above stated, is found at many localities in North Carolina, and sometimes of quality fine enough to ..."

3. The Gem-cutter's Craft by Leopold Claremont (1906)
"I CHAPTER XIII BERYL—EMERALD—aquamarine—EUCLASE N chemical composition the emerald, ... The aquamarine is pale blue or sea-green, and although a gem ..."

4. A Treatise on Diamonds and Precious Stones: Including Their History by John Mawe (1815)
"CHRYSOLITE - aquamarine — TOURMALINE — HYACINTH, ... and of aquamarine, and even of Apatit and ... aquamarine ..."

5. A Treatise on Diamonds and Precious Stones, Including Their History--natural by John Mawe (1813)
"Not only the Chrysoberyl* but the greenish yellow varieties both; of Topaz, of Sapphire, and of aquamarine, and even of Apatit and Idocrase, have in popular ..."

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