esmeralde

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *smaralda, *smaraldus, *smaraudus, variant of Latin smaragdus (emerald), from Ancient Greek σμάραγδος (smáragdos), μάραγδος (máragdos, emerald), from Sanskrit मरकत (marakata).

Noun[edit]

esmeralde f (oblique plural esmeraldes, nominative singular esmeralde, nominative plural esmeraldes)

  1. emerald (gemstone)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: emerald
  • French: émeraude