white sapphire

noun

: clear or colorless corundum

Word History

First Known Use

1558, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white sapphire was in 1558

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“White sapphire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white%20sapphire. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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