chrysoprase

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From Ancient Greek χρυσός (khrusós, gold) and πράσινον (prásinon, green).

Noun[edit]

chrysoprase (usually uncountable, plural chrysoprases)

  1. (mineralogy) A variety of light-green translucent quartz.
    • 1911, George Sterling, Duandon[1]:
      With shaken soul of light and shuddering blaze / Of leaping emerald and cold chrysoprase

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chrysoprase f (plural chrysoprases)

  1. chrysoprase