Definition of birthstone
: a gemstone associated symbolically with the month of one's birth
Recent Examples of birthstone from the Web
Marilyn sees the pendant as a wedding bell, and notes that her husband’s birthstone is, indeed, peridot.
And Debbie and her husband think it’s a birthstone too -- the peridot, which is the stone for August.
The springtime months have gems with the prettiest names as their birthstones –
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Definition of birthstone for Students
: a gemstone associated with the month of a person's birth
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