cairngorm

noun
cairn·​gorm | \ ˈkern-ˌgȯrm How to pronounce cairngorm (audio) \

Definition of cairngorm

2 : a light-colored, usually yellowish smoky quartz that is used as a gemstone

First Known Use of cairngorm

1794, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for cairngorm

Cairngorm, mountain in Scotland

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