cymophane

noun
cy·​mo·​phane | \ ˈsī-mə-ˌfān How to pronounce cymophane (audio) \

Definition of cymophane

: chrysoberyl especially : an opalescent chrysoberyl

First Known Use of cymophane

circa 1804, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cymophane

French, from Greek kyma wave + French -phane -phane

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The first known use of cymophane was circa 1804

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“Cymophane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cymophane. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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