smaragd

[ smar-agd ]
/ ˈsmær ægd /

noun Rare.

Origin of smaragd

1225–75; Middle English smaragde < Old French smaragde, esmaragde; see emerald
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British Dictionary definitions for smaragd

smaragd

/ (ˈsmæræɡd) /

noun

archaic any green gemstone, such as the emerald

Derived Forms

smaragdine (sməˈræɡdɪn), adjective

Word Origin for smaragd

C13: via Latin from Greek smaragdos; see emerald
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