- zirconium oxide,
Origin of zircon
Examples from the Web for zircon
Zircon continued on, still hugging the bottom, and Rick divined his intention.
Rick and Zircon flashed their lights around, seeking the next step.
It might already be too late, because Zircon was almost directly under the cave!
"We'll be delighted to have you join us," Zircon assured him.
Scotty crashed down across the man, calling to Zircon and Chahda.
Word Origin for zircon
1794, new name given in chemistry to jacinth, from German Zirkon (cf. French jargon, Italian giargone), from Arabic zarqun "cinnabar, bright red," from Persian zargun "gold-colored," from Avestan zari- "gold-colored," from zar "gold."