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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A green andradite used as a gemstone.

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  • Andradite garnet, of the variety known as demantoid, from its diamond-like properties, and which is usually sold under the misleading name "olivine" in the trade, comes...
  • The luster, too, is diamond-like as the name "demantoid" signifies.
  • The use of "demantoid" alone, if a noun may be made from the adjective, would avoid both the confusion with the mineral olivine, and the cheapening effect of the word...
  • Pair of demantoid garnet and diamond ear pendants by JAR for more
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