aquamarine

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin aqua marīna (sea water), adjective form from mare (sea)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌæ.kwə.məˈɹiːn/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Noun[edit]

aquamarine (countable and uncountable, plural aquamarines)

  1. The bluish-green colour of the sea.
    aquamarine:  
  2. A bluish-green variety of beryl.
    • 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 4, in Crime out of Mind[1]:
      Before we could embark on the details of his mother's health we were joined by a fair, plump woman of indefinite age, who had once been—and at moments still was—very pretty. She wore a simple black silk dress, perhaps in deference to Tilly's death, though the note of mourning was jarred by flamboyant aquamarine ear-rings and too much rouge.

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Adjective[edit]

aquamarine (not comparable)

  1. Of a bluish-green colour.

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Further reading[edit]

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2021) , “Aquamarine”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database
  • aquamarine”, in Mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2021.

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Adjective[edit]

aquamarine

  1. inflection of aquamarin:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular