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Origin of peridot
OTHER WORDS FROM peridotper·i·dot·ic [per-i-dot-ik, -doh-tik], /ˌpɛr ɪˈdɒt ɪk, -ˈdoʊ tɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for peridot
The emerald rainstorm contains a bright green mineral of a class called olivine—also known as peridot to us Earth-dwellers.Space Bling: From Diamond Planets to Crystal Oceans to Precious Moon Jewels|Alexa Valiente, Jaewon Kang|October 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the heart of it lies, like a dewdrop, a pale-green jewel called peridot.Greenwich Village|Anna Alice Chapin
Chrysolite (peridot, or olivine) was regarded in Shakespeare's time and earlier as of exceptional rarity.Shakespeare and Precious Stones|George Frederick Kunz
It is appropriate to call the lighter coloured stones inclining to yellow chrysolite, and the darker green stones peridot.