demantoid


dem·an·toid

noun \ˈde-mən-ˌtid\

Definition of DEMANTOID

:  a green variety of garnet used as a gem

Origin of DEMANTOID

German, from obsolete German Demant diamond, from Middle High German diemant, from Old French diamant — more at diamond
First Known Use: circa 1890

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