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Almandine definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AL'MANDINE, n. In mineralogy, precious garnet, a beautiful mineral of a red color, of various shades, sometimes tinged with yellow or blue. It is commonly translucent, sometimes transparent. It occurs crystallized in the rhombic, dodecahedron.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a purple variety of the ruby spinel
2: a deep red garnet consisting of iron aluminum silicate [syn: almandite, almandine]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English alemaundine, from Anglo-French alamandine, alteration of Old French alabandine, from Medieval Latin alabandina, from Alabanda, ancient city in Asia Minor Date: 15th century almandite

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a kind of garnet with a violet tint. Etymology: F, alt. of obs. alabandine f. med.L alabandina f. Alabanda, ancient city in Asia Minor

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Almandine Al"man*dine, n. [LL. almandina, alamandina, for L. alabandina a precious stone, named after Alabanda, a town in Caria, where it was first and chiefly found: cf. F. almandine.] (Min.) The common red variety of garnet.




 


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