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 for emerald
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beryl \Ber"yl\ (b[e^]r"[i^]l), n. [F. b['e]ryl, OF. beril, L.
     beryllus, Gr. bh`ryllos, prob. fr. Skr. vai[dsdot][=u]rya.
     Cf. Brilliant.] (Min.)
     A mineral of great hardness, and, when transparent, of much
     beauty. It occurs in hexagonal prisms, commonly of a green or
     bluish green color, but also yellow, pink, and white. It is a
     silicate of aluminum and beryllium. The aquamarine is a
     transparent, sea-green variety used as a gem. The emerald
     is another variety highly prized in jewelry, and
     distinguished by its deep color, which is probably due to the
     presence of a little oxide of chromium.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emerald \Em"er*ald\, n. [OE. emeraude, OF. esmeraude, esmeralde,
     F. ['e]meraude, L. smaragdus, fr. Gr. ?; cf. ?kr. marakata.]
     1. (Min.) A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety
        of beryl. See Beryl.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Print.) A kind of type, in size between minion and
        nonpare?l. It is used by English printers.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emerald \Em"er*ald\, a.
     Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. "Emerald
     meadows." --Byron.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Emerald fish (Zo["o]l.), a fish of the Gulf of Mexico
        ({Gobionellus oceanicus), remarkable for the brilliant
        green and blue color of the base of the tongue; -- whence
        the name; -- called also esmeralda.
  
     Emerald green, a very durable pigment, of a vivid light
        green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green
        bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively; as,
        emerald green crystals.
  
     Emerald Isle, a name given to Ireland on account of the
        brightness of its verdure.
  
     Emerald spodumene, or Lithia emerald. (Min.) See
        Hiddenite.
  
     Emerald nickel. (Min.) See Zaratite.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  emerald
      n 1: a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a
           gemstone
      2: a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished
         and is valued as a precious gem
      3: the green color of an emerald

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "emerald":
     adamant, aestival, agate, alexandrite, amethyst, aquamarine, beryl,
     beryl-green, berylline, bloodstone, blue-green, bluish-green,
     brilliant, carbuncle, carnelian, chalcedony, chartreuse,
     chloranemic, chlorine, chlorotic, chrysoberyl, chrysolite, citrine,
     citrinous, coral, demantoid, diamond, foliaged, garnet, girasol,
     glaucescent, glaucous, glaucous-green, grassy, green,
     green as grass, green-blue, greenish, greenish-blue,
     greenish-yellow, greensick, harlequin opal, heliotrope, holly,
     hyacinth, ivy, ivy-green, jade, jadestone, jargoon, jasper,
     lapis lazuli, leafy, leaved, moonstone, morganite, olivaceous,
     olive, olive-green, onyx, opal, peridot, plasma, porraceous,
     rose quartz, ruby, sapphire, sard, sardonyx, smaragdine, spinel,
     spinel ruby, springlike, summerlike, summery, topaz, turquoise,
     verdant, verdurous, vernal, vernant, vert, virescent,
     yellowish-green
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Emerald
  
     An object-oriented distributed programming language and
     environment developed at the University of Washington in the
     early 1980s.  Emeral was the successor to EPL.  It is
     strongly typed and uses signatures and prototypes rather
     than inheritance.
  
     ["Distribution and Abstract Types in Emerald", A. Black et al,
     IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-13(1):65-76 (Jan 1987)].
  
     (1994-11-09)
  

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

  Emerald
     Heb. nophek (Ex. 28:18; 39:11); i.e., the "glowing stone",
     probably the carbuncle, a precious stone in the breastplate of
     the high priest. It is mentioned (Rev. 21:19) as one of the
     foundations of the New Jerusalem. The name given to this stone
     in the New Testament Greek is smaragdos, which means "live
     coal."
     

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