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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A hard glassy mineral consisting of an oxide of magnesium and aluminum.

Usage examples (29)
  • Some gem-traders use the term "spinel" for those, but sages reject the term.
  • The floor was a mosaic of jacinth, spinel and sunstone.
  • Pink spinel is without dichroism, being singly refracting.
  • Like ruby and spinel, emerald usually originates in limestone. for more
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