Definitions for cairngormˈkɛərnˌgɔrm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cairn•gormˈkɛərnˌgɔrm(n.)

  1. Category: Mineralogy, Jewelry

    Ref: smoky quartz.

Origin of cairngorm:

1785–95; short for Cairngorm stone, i.e., stone from Scottish mountain so named

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cairngorm, smoky quartz(noun)

    a smoky yellow or brown quartz

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Cairngorm

    a yellowish-brown variety of rock-crystal, so called from being found, among other places, on one of the Scottish Grampians, in Aberdeenshire, so named.

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