grossular


gros·su·lar

noun \ˈgräs-yə-lər\

Definition of GROSSULAR

:  a variety of garnet that is most commonly green and consists of calcium aluminum silicate

Origin of GROSSULAR

New Latin Grossularia, genus name of the gooseberry
First Known Use: 1819

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