Definition of Girasol

1. Noun. An opal with flaming orange and yellow and red colors.

Exact synonyms: Fire Opal
Generic synonyms: Opal



2. Noun. Tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers.

Definition of Girasol

1. Noun. A fire opal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Girasol

1. a variety of opal [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girasol

giraffe
giraffe weevil
giraffe weevils
giraffelike
giraffes
giraffid
giraffids
giraffine
giraffish
giraffoid
giraffoids
girandola
girandolas
girandole
girandoles
girasol (current term)
girasole
girasole girasol
girasoles
girasols
giraudite
gird
gird up one's loins
girded
girder
girderless
girderlike
girders
girdest
girdeth

Literary usage of Girasol

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1. Gems; Notes and Extracts by Augusto Castellani (1871)
"girasol. UNDER this name is understood a gem which reflects, in a different ... Nevertheless, authors say that the girasol can be divided into Oriental and ..."

2. A manual of precious stones and antique gems by Hodder Michael Westropp (1874)
"girasol SAPPHIRE. The girasol sapphire is a stone similar to the above, which shows a glimmering light on the surface. Sapphir chatoyant is a name given by ..."

3. The Natural History of Gems Or Decorative Stones by Charles William King (1867)
"ASTERIA: the girasol Sapphire. PLINY thus describes the stone:—" The Asteria, ... No description can better suit our girasol Sapphire, which in its native ..."

4. A Treatise on Gems: In Reference to Their Practical and Scientific Value by Lewis Feuchtwanger (1838)
"2d, girasol-Sapphire, Oriental-girasol, Sunstone, Sapphire, or Ruby cat's-eye are of a yellowish, reddish, or bluish shine, or reflection of light, ..."

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