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cymophane

[sahy-muh-feyn] /ˈsaɪ məˌfeɪn/
noun, Mineralogy.
Origin of cymophane
1795-1805
First recorded in 1795-1805; cymo- + -phane
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cymophane

/ˈsaɪməˌfeɪn/
noun
1.
a yellow or green opalescent variety of chrysoberyl
Word Origin
C19: from Greek kuma wave, undulation + -phane
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