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esmeralda


esmeralda


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Emerald  \Em"er*ald\,  a. 
  Of  a  rich  green  color,  like  that  of  the  emerald.  ``Emerald 
  meadows.''  --Byron. 
 
  {Emerald  fish}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  fish  of  the  Gulf  of  Mexico 
  ({Gobionellus  oceanicus}),  remarkable  for  the  brilliant 
  green  and  blue  color  of  the  base  of  the  tongue;  --  whence 
  the  name  --  called  also  {esmeralda}. 
 
  {Emerald  green},  a  very  durable  pigment,  of  a  vivid  light 
  green  color,  made  from  the  arseniate  of  copper;  green 
  bice;  Scheele's  green;  --  also  used  adjectively;  as 
  emerald  green  crystals. 
 
  {Emerald  Isle},  a  name  given  to  Ireland  on  account  of  the 
  brightness  of  its  verdure. 
 
  {Emerald  spodumene},  or  {Lithia  emerald}.  (Min.)  See 
  {Hiddenite}. 
 
  {Emerald  nickel}.  (Min.)  See  {Zaratite}.