smaragd


sma·ragd

noun \smə-ˈragd, ˈsma-ˌragd\

Definition of SMARAGD

:  emerald
sma·rag·dine \smə-ˈrag-dən, ˈsma-rəg-ˌdīn\ adjective

Origin of SMARAGD

Middle English smaragde, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos, of Semitic origin; akin to Akkadian barraqtu gemstone
First Known Use: 13th century

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