cymophane

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From Ancient Greek κῡμ- (kūm-), the short stem of κῦμα (kûma, wave) + -φανης (-phanēs, -showing).

Fine-color cymophane with a sharp and centered eye

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cymophane (countable and uncountable, plural cymophanes)

  1. (mineralogy) A translucent yellowish chatoyant chrysoberyl.

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Noun[edit]

cymophane f (plural cymophanes)

  1. (mineralogy) cymophane

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