Definition of moonstone
: a transparent or translucent feldspar of pearly or opaline luster used as a gem
Recent Examples of moonstone from the Web
This imperial bodice-front piece features tiers of 2,000 Akoya pearls, inter-spliced with aquamarines, moonstones, and diamond slivers.
A rogue California poppy had sprouted in a bed of pale pink moonstone succulents.
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Definition of moonstone for Students
: a partly transparent shining stone used as a gem
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