Examples from the Web for aquamarine
The aquamarine and golden beryl too belong to this same species.
Peachy was at the height of her blonde bloom; all pearl and gold, all rose and aquamarine.Angel Island|Inez Haynes Gillmore
Bluish-green beryl (aquamarine) is usually of a pale transparent green or blue green (almost a pure pale blue is also found).
Yellow beryl (Heliodor) and aquamarine also occur in Madagascar.
We sat in the aquamarine twilight, and Fern was shivering, and I put my arm around her.Exploiter's End|James Causey
British Dictionary definitions for aquamarine
- a pale blue to greenish-blue colour
- (as adjective)an aquamarine dress
Word Origin for aquamarine
Word Origin and History for aquamarine
1590s, agmarine, "bluish-green type of beryl," from French or Provençal, from Latin aqua marina "sea water," from aqua "water" (see aqua-) + marina, fem. of marinus "of the sea" (see marine (adj.)). Apparently first used as a description of a bluish-green color by John Ruskin, 1846. Abbreviation aqua is attested from 1936.