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heliodor

[hee-lee-uh-dawr]
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noun
  1. a clear yellow variety of beryl used as a gemstone.
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Origin of heliodor

1910–15; < German < Greek hēlio- helio- + dôron gift
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  • Yellow beryl (Heliodor) and aquamarine also occur in Madagascar.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

    Frank Bertram Wade


British Dictionary definitions for heliodor

heliodor

noun
  1. a clear yellow form of beryl used as a gemstone
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