cymophane

noun
cy·​mo·​phane | \ˈsī-mə-ˌfān \

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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