What does vesuvian mean?

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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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vesuvian

    vē-sū′vi-an, adj. pertaining or relating to Vesuvius, a volcano near Naples.—n. a kind of match used in lighting cigars, &c.—n. Vesū′vianīte, a mineral allied to garnet, sometimes called pyramidal garnet, found in volcanic and primitive rocks, and so called because frequent in masses ejected from Vesuvius—also Idocrase.—v.t. Vesū′viate, to burst forth like an eruption.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vesuvian in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vesuvian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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