See also: béryl and Beryl

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Beryl (1)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French beril, from Latin bērillus, bēryllus, from Ancient Greek βήρυλλος (bḗrullos, beryl).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛɹ.əl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛɹəl

NounEdit

beryl (countable and uncountable, plural beryls)

  1. (uncountable, mineralogy) A mineral of pegmatite deposits, often used as a gemstone.
    • 1837, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Ethel Churchill, volume 3, page 57:
      The sunset had been magnificent, and the Thames was floating in dark radiance; the waves wearing that transparent clearness, which gives more the idea of melted beryl, than aught else: every little circle in the water had that trembling light which characterises precious stones.
    • 2012 March 1, Lee A. Groat, “Gemstones”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, page 128:
      Although there are dozens of different types of gems, among the best known and most important are diamond, ruby and sapphire, emerald and other gem forms of the mineral beryl, chrysoberyl, tanzanite, tsavorite, topaz and jade.
  2. (countable) An example (a stone) of the mineral beryl.
    The crown was set with six beryls of excellent size and color.
  3. (uncountable) A dull blueish green colour.
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beryl (not comparable)

  1. Of a dull bluish green colour.

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CornishEdit

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beryl

  1. Soft mutation of peryl.

CzechEdit

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beryl m

  1. beryl

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Further readingEdit

  • beryl in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • beryl in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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NounEdit

beryl c (singular definite beryllen, plural indefinite beryller)

  1. beryl (the mineral and examples of the mineral)

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /beːril/
  • Hyphenation: be‧ryl
  • Rhymes: -il

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beryl n (uncountable)

  1. Superseded spelling of beril.

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beryl m (plural beryllen)

  1. Superseded spelling of beril.

PolishEdit

 
beryl


Chemical element
Be
Previous: lit (Li)
Next: bor (B)

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beryl m inan

  1. beryllium (chemical element)

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Further readingEdit

  • beryl in Polish dictionaries at PWN