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peridot

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noun per·i·dot \ˈper-ə-ˌdät, -ˌdō(t)\

Simple Definition of peridot

  • : a clear, yellowish-green stone that is used in jewelry

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of peridot

  1. :  a deep yellowish-green transparent variety of olivine used as a gem

peridotic

play \ˌper-ə-ˈdä-tik, -ˈdō-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of peridot

French péridot, from Old French peritot


First Known Use: circa 1706


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