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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Essonite  \Es"so*nite\,  n.  [Named  from  Gr  ?  inferior,  because 
  not  so  hard  as  some  minerals  it  resembles,  e.  g.,  hyacinth.] 
  (Min.) 
  Cinnamon  stone,  a  variety  of  garnet.  See  {Garnet}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  essonite 
  n  :  a  garnet  ranging  in  color  from  yellow  to  brown  [syn:  {cinnamon 
  stone},  {hessonite}] 




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