girasole

noun
gir·a·sole | \ˈjir-ə-ˌsȯl, -ˌsōl, -ˌsäl\
variants: or less commonly girasol

Definition of girasole 

2 usually girasol : an opal of varying color that gives out fiery reflections in bright light

First Known Use of girasole

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for girasole

Italian girasole sunflower, from girare + sole sun, from Latin sol — more at solar

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