rhodolite

[rohd-l-ahyt]

noun

a rose or reddish-violet garnet, similar to pyrope, used as a gem.

Origin of rhodolite

First recorded in 1895–1900; rhodo- + -lite
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British Dictionary definitions for rhodolite

rhodolite

noun

a pale violet or red variety of garnet, used as a gemstone
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