Alençon diamond


: a smoky quartz sometimes valued as a jewel

Word History


from Alençon, France

First Known Use

1815, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alençon diamond was in 1815

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“Alençon diamond.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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