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Meaning of VESUVIAN

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a green or yellow or brown mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate; it occurs as crystals in limestone and is used a gemstone
 

VESUVIAN is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: idocrase, vesuvianite
 
 See Also: mineral

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ve*su"vi*an\, n.
    A kind of match or fusee for lighting cigars, etc.
    
    
  2. \Ve*su"vi*an\, a. [Cf. F. V['e]suvien, It. Vesuviano.]
    Of or pertaining to Vesuvius, a volcano near Naples.
    
    
  3. \Ve*su"vi*an\, n. [G. vesuvian. See {Vesuvian}, a.]
    (Min.)
    Vesuvianite.
    
    
 

 

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