an opal that reflects light in a bright luminous glow.
(of a stone) translucent and bluish-white with reddish reflections under strong light; opalescent.
- Also gir·a·sole [jir-uh-sohl], /ˈdʒɪr əˌsoʊl/, girosol.
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How to use girasol in a sentence
After a time Girasole mastered his feelings, and began an animated conversation with Mrs. Willoughby in very broken English.
Thus she overdid it altogether, and more than ever confirmed Girasole in the opinion that she and Hawbury were affianced.
They had manœuvred well enough to get rid of him, but Girasole had also manœuvred on his part to find them again.
Girasole threw a dark look over them, which rested more particularly on Hawbury.
He soon came near enough to be distinguished, and Mrs. Willoughby recognized Girasole.
British Dictionary definitions for girasol
a type of opal that has a red or pink glow in bright light; fire opal
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