noun al·man·dine \ˈal-mən-ˌdēn, -ˌdīn\

Definition of almandine

Origin and Etymology of almandine

Middle English alemaundine, from Anglo-French alamandine, alteration of Old French alabandine, from Medieval Latin alabandina, from Alabanda, ancient city in Asia Minor

First Known Use: 15th century

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