a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
the green color of an emerald
Any of various green gemstones, especially a green transparent form of beryl, highly valued as a precious stone.
Of a rich green colour.
A town in Queensland, Australia.
Origin: From emeraude, from esmeraude, from *esmaralda, *esmaraldus, variant of smaragdus,, from σμάραγδος, μάραγδος, from Semitic root b-r-q “to shoot lightning, to flash in darkness”, compare בָּרֶקֶת “emerald, flashing gem”, Akkadian barruktu, Arabic buraq “lightning”.
a precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl
a kind of type, in size between minion and nonpare/l. It is used by English printers
of a rich green color, like that of the emerald
Origin: [OE. emeraude, OF. esmeraude, esmeralde, F. meraude, L. smaragdus, fr. Gr. ; cf. kr. marakata.]
Emerald is a gemstone, and a variety of the mineral beryl colored green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the 10-point Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Most emeralds are highly included, so their toughness is classified as generally poor.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
em′ėr-ald, n. a very highly esteemed mineral of the same species with the beryl, from which it differs in scarcely anything but its colour, a beautiful velvety green.—n. Em′erald-copp′er (see Dioptase).—Emerald Isle, a name for Ireland, owing to its greenness; Emerald type (print.), a small size of type. [O. Fr. esmeralde—L. smaragdus—Gr. smaragdos.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a precious stone of great value, allied in composition to the beryl; is of a beautiful transparent green colour; the finest specimens are found in Colombia and Venezuela.
A type of naturally occurring mineral created in various forms and shade of the color green.
Emerald is mined from the earth for various purposes which include gemstones.Submitted by MaryC on July 18, 2016
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The numerical value of emerald in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of emerald in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of emerald in a Sentence
They should be focused on helping the people of the emerald coast of Florida Panhandle.
Everybody is a bit nicer. People say 'Hi' to each other. It's not the hanging their head when they walk by each other, how do we re-market ourselves if we are not 'Rain City' or the 'Emerald City,'?
A classic emerald cut like this one allows for a wide expanse of pure material to be viewed without the distraction of a more complex facet arrangement, it's almost like looking at the glimmer of a reflecting pool.
We wanted it to be someone that kind of was described in the song, with auburn hair, ivory skin, the emerald green eyes, which she had all of that, all she had to do was put on this beautiful red hair and she was the most beautiful Jolene you could ever, ever get.
Every state is in the same situation right now that has the Emerald Ash Borer, they’re looking at ‘how do we take down all of these trees, what do we do with all of the wood-waste?’ Nobody has the silver bullet. This is a pest that’s here, it’s in the United States, and we’re going to have to deal with it.
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- زمرّد, زمردArabic
- изумру́д, изумруденBulgarian
- maragda, esmaragdaCatalan, Valencian
- smaragdfarben, Smaragd, smaragdgrünGerman
- σμαράγδι, σμαραγδένιο, σμαράγδένιος, βαθυπράσινοGreek
- زمرد, زمردیPersian
- smaragdinvihreä, smaragdiFinnish
- ברקת, אזמרגדHebrew
- smaragd, smaragdzöldHungarian
- esmeraldin, esmeraldoInterlingua
- エメラルド, エメラルド色Japanese
- ꦗꦼꦩꦿꦸꦠ꧀, ꦩꦫꦏꦠ, ꦩꦂꦏꦠJavanese
- et smaragdus:Latin
- ມະຣະກົດ, ມະລະກົດ, ມໍຣະກົດLao
- smarãgdas, smarãgdinisLithuanian
- смара́гд, смарагдна, смарагденMacedonian
- smaragd, smaragdgroene, smaragdgroenDutch
- szmaragd, szmaragdowyPolish
- esmeralda, verde-esmeraldaPortuguese
- smarald, smaraldiu, smarand, smaragdRomanian
- изумру́д, изумру́дный, смара́гд, изумрудныйRussian
- smaragd, smaragdgrön, smaragd-Swedish
- rangi ya zumaridi, zumaridiSwahili
- смара́гд, смара́гдовийUkrainian
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