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chrysoberyl


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chrysoberyl  \Chrys"o*ber`yl\,  n.  [L.  chrysoberyllus  Gr  ?; 
  chryso`s  gold  +  ?  beryl.]  (Min.) 
  A  mineral,  found  in  crystals,  of  a  yellow  to  green  or  brown 
  color,  and  consisting  of  aluminia  and  glucina.  It  is  very 
  hard,  and  is  often  used  as  a  gem. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chrysoberyl 
  n  :  a  rare  hard  yellow  green  mineral  consisting  of  beryllium 
  aluminate  in  crystal  form  used  as  a  gemstone 




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