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aquamarine

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noun aqua·ma·rine \ˌä-kwə-mə-ˈrēn, ˌa-\

Simple Definition of aquamarine

  • : a pale greenish-blue stone that is used in jewelry

  • : a pale greenish-blue color that is more blue than aqua

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aquamarine

  1. 1 :  a transparent blue, blue-green, or green variety of beryl used as a gem

  2. 2 :  a pale blue to light greenish blue

Origin of aquamarine

New Latin aqua marina, from Latin, sea water


First Known Use: 1677


AQUAMARINE Defined for Kids

aquamarine

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noun aqua·ma·rine \ˌä-kwə-mə-ˈrēn, ˌa-\

Definition of aquamarine for Students

  1. :  a transparent gem that is blue, blue-green, or green





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