Topas

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See also: topas, tópas, tópás, and topás

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From Old French topace, from the Ancient Greek proper noun Τοπάζιος (Topázios), ancient name of St. John's Island, Egypt, in the Red Sea, believed to be the first discovered source of the mineral τοπάζιον (topázion, peridot).

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Topas m (genitive Topases, plural Topase)

  1. (mineralogy) topaz

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