prase

noun
\ ˈprāz How to pronounce prase (audio) , ˈprās How to pronounce prase (audio) \

Definition of prase

: a chalcedony that is translucent and yellowish green

First Known Use of prase

1788, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for prase

French, from Middle French prasse, Latin prasius, from Greek prasios, from prasios, adjective, of the color of a leek, from prason leek; akin to Latin porrum leek

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