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Meaning of CHRYSOBERYL

Pronunciation:  'krisu`berul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a rare hard yellow green mineral consisting of beryllium aluminate in crystal form; used as a gemstone
 

CHRYSOBERYL is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: alexandrite, atomic number 4, Be, beryllium, glucinium, mineral, opaque gem

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Chrys"o*ber`yl\, n. [L. chrysoberyllus, Gr. ?;
chryso`s gold + ? beryl.] (Min.)
A mineral, found in crystals, of a yellow to green or brown
color, and consisting of aluminia and glucina. It is very
hard, and is often used as a gem.

 

 

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