almandine

noun
al·​man·​dine | \ ˈal-mən-ˌdēn How to pronounce almandine (audio) , -ˌdīn \

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First Known Use of almandine

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for almandine

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

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“Almandine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/almandine. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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