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BERYL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does beryl mean? 

BERYL (noun)
  The noun BERYL has 1 sense:

1. the chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems

  Familiarity information: BERYL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BERYL (noun)


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Meaning:

The chief source of beryllium; colored transparent varieties are valued as gems

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("beryl" is a kind of...):

mineral (solid homogeneous inorganic substances occurring in nature having a definite chemical composition)

Meronyms (substance of "beryl"):

atomic number 4; Be; beryllium; glucinium (a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "beryl"):

aquamarine (a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color)

emerald (a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a gemstone)

morganite (a kind of pink beryl used as a gemstone)


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