peridot

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noun per·i·dot \ ˈper-ə-ˌdät , -ˌdō(t) \

Definition of peridot

:a deep yellowish-green transparent variety of olivine used as a gem

peridotic

play \ˌper-ə-ˈdä-tik, -ˈdō-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of peridot

French péridot, from Old French peritot


PERIDOT Defined for English Language Learners

peridot

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Definition of peridot for English Language Learners

  • : a clear, yellowish-green stone that is used in jewelry


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