[ sahy-muh-feyn ]
/ ˈsaɪ məˌfeɪn /
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Examples from the Web for cymophane
Another important variety is that of the chrysoberyl called "cymophane."
Cymophane, or chatoyant chrysoberyl, may also be asteriated.
The cymophane, whose azure waves float over the milky tint swimming in its depths.Against The Grain|Joris-Karl Huysmans
British Dictionary definitions for cymophane
/ (ˈsaɪməˌfeɪn) /
a yellow or green opalescent variety of chrysoberyl
Word Origin for cymophane
C19: from Greek kuma wave, undulation + -phane
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