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
Someone from, or pertaining to, Mount Vesuvius.
of or pertaining to Vesuvius, a volcano near Naples
Origin: [G. vesuvian. See Vesuvian, a.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of vesuvian in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of vesuvian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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