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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Recent Examples on the Web This necklace — in pink gold with seven lozenge-size oval stones of more than 14 carats each, including topaz, rubellite, morganite and three colors of quartz — recalls those untamed days: a cascade of Technicolor glamour and endless light. New York Times, "A Tokyo Itinerary, Over-the-Top Hats and More," 13 Sep. 2019 The KW Atelier jewelry begins at $1000 and has eight different stones that include black diamonds, peach morganite, and grey moonstone to choose from. Nandi Howard, Essence, "Karen Walker Debuts Modern Bridal Collection," 14 Aug. 2019 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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“Morganite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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