See also: Aquamarine

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Etymology edit

From Latin aqua marīna (sea water), adjective form from mare (sea).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌæk.wə.məˈɹiːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæk.wə.məˈɹiːn/, /ˌɑ.kwə.məˈɹiːn/
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  • Rhymes: -iːn

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aquamarine (countable and uncountable, plural aquamarines)

  1. The bluish-green colour of the sea.
  2. A transparent bluish-green, sometimes yellow-green, variety of beryl.
    • 1956, Delano Ames, chapter 4, in Crime out of Mind[1]:
      Before we could embark on the details of his mother's health we were joined by a fair, plump woman of indefinite age, who had once been—and at moments still was—very pretty. She wore a simple black silk dress, perhaps in deference to Tilly's death, though the note of mourning was jarred by flamboyant aquamarine ear-rings and too much rouge.

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aquamarine (not comparable)

  1. Of a bluish-green colour.

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Further reading edit

  • David Barthelmy (1997–2023), “Aquamarine”, in Webmineral Mineralogy Database.
  • aquamarine”, in[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, 2000–2023.

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  1. inflection of aquamarin:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular