Definitions for vesuvian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vesuvianite, vesuvian, idocrase(noun)

    a green or yellow or brown mineral consisting of a hydrated silicate; it occurs as crystals in limestone and is used a gemstone


  1. Vesuvian(Noun)

    Someone from, or pertaining to, Mount Vesuvius.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vesuvian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Vesuvius, a volcano near Naples

  2. Vesuvian(adj)


  3. Origin: [G. vesuvian. See Vesuvian, a.]


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