smaragd

noun
sma·​ragd | \ smə-ˈragd How to pronounce smaragd (audio) , ˈsma-ˌragd\

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Other Words from smaragd

smaragdine \ smə-​ˈrag-​dən How to pronounce smaragdine (audio) , ˈsma-​rəg-​ˌdīn \ adjective

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This is also a great opportunity to sample a smaragd riesling, from the Wachau, the only Austrian region that uses this designation for its ripest dry wines. David Tanis David Tanis David Tanis, New York Times, "A Skinnier Pork Chop, and a Juicier Dinner," 17 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of smaragd

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for smaragd

Middle English smaragde, from Latin smaragdus, from Greek smaragdos, of Semitic origin; akin to Akkadian barraqtu gemstone

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