zircone

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

zircone f (plural zircones)

  1. zirconia, zirconium dioxide

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

zircone m (plural zirconi)

  1. zircon
  2. zirconite