HyperDic: chrysolite

English > 1 sense of the word chrysolite:
NOUNsubstancechrysolitea brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone
English > chrysolite: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA brown or yellow-green olivine found in igneous and metamorphic rocks and used as a gemstone.
NarrowerperidotA pale green variety of chrysolite
BroaderolivineA mineral consisting of magnesium iron silicate
transparent gemA gemstone having the property of transmitting light without serious diffusion
Spanishcrisolita, crisólito, olivina
Catalancrisolita, crisòlit, olivina

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