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aquamarine (ăk´wəmərēn´, äk´–) [Lat.,=seawater], transparent beryl with a blue or bluish-green color. Sources of the gems include Brazil, Siberia, the Union of Myanmar, Madagascar, and parts of the United States. Oriental aquamarine is a transparent crystalline corundum with a bluish tinge. The emerald is similar in composition, differing only in color.

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aquamarine

aq·ua·ma·rine / ˌäkwəməˈrēn; ˌak-/ • n. a precious stone consisting of a light bluish-green variety of beryl. ∎  a light bluish-green color: the aquamarine of the Atlantic Ocean | [as adj.] the aquamarine water.

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aquamarine

aquamarine XIX. — L. aqua marīna sea-water, i.e. aqua water and fem. of marīnus MARINE.

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aquamarine

aquamarine See BERYL.

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aquamarine

aquamarine See beryl

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