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siberite

[ sahy-beer-ahyt, sahy-buh-rahyt ]
/ saɪˈbɪər aɪt, ˈsaɪ bəˌraɪt /
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noun

a violet or violet-red tourmaline, used as a gem.

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Origin of siberite

1795–1805; <French sibérite, after SibérieSiberia; see -ite1
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