giargone

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زَرْقُون (zarqūn, cinnabar, bright red), from Persian زرگون (zargun) / زریون (zaryun), from Middle Persian 𐭦𐭫𐭢𐭥𐭭 (zargōn). Compare the doublet zircone.

Noun[edit]

giargone m (plural giargoni)

  1. a kind of colourless zircon, perfectly transparent

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