Emerald

Definition of Emerald

Em´er`ald
n.1.(Min.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl.
2.(Print.) A kind of type, in size between minion and nonpare l. It is used by English printers.
a.1.Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald.
Emerald fish
(Zool.) a fish of the Gulf of Mexico (Gobionellus oceanicus), remarkable for the brilliant green and blue color of the base of the tongue; - whence the name; - called also esmeralda.
Emerald green
a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; - also used adjectively; as, emerald green crystals.
Emerald Isle
a name given to Ireland on account of the brightness of its verdure.
Emerald spodumene
(Min.) See Hiddenite.
Emerald nickel
(Min.) See Zaratite.

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