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morganite

[mawr-guh-nahyt]
noun
  1. rose-colored beryl.
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Origin of morganite

1910–15; named after J. P. Morgan; see -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for morganite

morganite

noun
  1. a pink variety of beryl, used as a gemstone
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Word Origin for morganite

C20: named after John Pierpoint Morgan (1837–1913), US financier, philanthropist, and art collector
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