chrysoprase

noun chrys·o·prase \ ˈkri-sə-ˌprāz \

Definition of chrysoprase

:an apple-green chalcedony valued as a gem

Origin and Etymology of chrysoprase

alteration of Middle English crisopace, from Anglo-French, from Latin chrysoprasus, from Greek chrysoprasos, from chrys- + prason leek; akin to Latin porrum leek


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