Matura diamond

or Ma·ta·ra dia·mond

[ mah-ter-uh, mat-er-uh ]

nounJewelry.
  1. a zircon heat-treated to render it colorless: not a true diamond.

Origin of Matura diamond

1
First recorded in 1875–80; after Matura, town in Sri Lanka

Words Nearby Matura diamond

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