agaat

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch agaet, older acaet, probably influenced by Middle French or Old French agate, from Latin achatēs, from Ancient Greek ἀχάτης (akhátēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːˈɣaːt/
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  • Hyphenation: agaat
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Noun[edit]

agaat m (plural agaten, diminutive agaatje n)

  1. (countable) agate (quartz gemstone)
    In dit gebergte vindt men agaten.Agates are found in this mountain range.

Noun[edit]

agaat n (uncountable)

  1. agate (quartz substance)
    De ring bevat wat agaat.The ring contains a little bit of agate.

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