tsavorite

[tsah-vuh-rahyt, sah-]

noun

a green variety of grossularite, found in Kenya in 1975 and used as a gem.

Origin of tsavorite

named after Tsavo National Park, Kenya, near where it was found; see -ite1 (-r- unexplained)
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