mor·​gan·​ite | \ ˈmȯr-gə-ˌnīt How to pronounce morganite (audio) \

Definition of morganite

: a rose-colored gem variety of beryl

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Inexpensive gemstones with a tint include morganites, aquamarines, amethysts, tourmaline, and citrine stones. Southern Living, "Diamond (Alternatives) Are A Girl's Best Friend," 19 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of morganite

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for morganite

J. P. Morgan †1913

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a strong desire or propensity

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