turkoois

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French Turquoise, from Old French (pierre) turqueise (Turkish (stone)). The stone was originally brought to Europe from Turkestan.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: tur‧koois

Noun[edit]

turkoois n, m (plural turkooizen, diminutive turkooisje n)

  1. turquoise, a gem n (uncountable)
  2. its typical, bright blue-greenish color n (uncountable)
    turkoois colour:    
  3. a stone of this gem m

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