Emerald - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈemərəld|  American pronunciation of the word emerald
Brit.  |ˈɛm(ə)r(ə)ld|  British pronunciation of the word emerald

noun

- a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone
- a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
- the green color of an emerald

Examples

...traditionally, the gemstone for someone born in May is an emerald...

Word forms

noun
singular: emerald
plural: emeralds
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