- aquagenic pruritus,
Origin of aquamarine
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
- a pale blue to greenish-blue colour
- (as adjective)an aquamarine dress
Word Origin 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.