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aventurine (plural aventurines)
- A kind of glass, containing gold-colored spangles. It was produced in the first place by the accidental (par aventure) dropping of some brass filings into a pot of melted glass.
- (mineralogy) A variety of translucent quartz, spangled throughout with scales of yellow mica.
aventurine f (plural aventurines)