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smaragdine

[smuh-rag-din]
adjective
  1. of or relating to emeralds.
  2. emerald-green in color.
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noun
  1. Rare. smaragd.
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Origin of smaragdine

1350–1400; Middle English: smaragd < Latin smaragdīnus < Greek smarágdinos, equivalent to smáragd(os) emerald + -inos -ine1
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Examples from the Web for smaragdine

Historical Examples

  • Then Smaragdine set herself busily to work in embroidering a carpet.

    Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers

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  • "As above, so below," is the teaching on the Smaragdine Table of Hermes.

    Simon Magus

    George Robert Stow Mead

  • Smaragdine forthwith put the house in the nicest order, and set about dressing a little supper with the most exquisite skill.

  • She happened to enter at a moment when the female slaves of the house were misusing poor Smaragdine.

  • With this he placed himself below Smaragdine's window, received her on his shoulders, and darted off with her like lightning.