fire opal

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noun

a red Mexican opal, often with a color play.

Nearby words

  1. fire island,
  2. fire line,
  3. fire marshal,
  4. fire off,
  5. fire on all cylinders,
  6. fire pink,
  7. fire point,
  8. fire pot,
  9. fire power,
  10. fire raiser

Origin of fire opal

First recorded in 1810–20

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British Dictionary definitions for fire opal

fire opal

noun

an orange-red translucent variety of opal, valued as a gemstone
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