cymophane

cymophane

[sahy-muh-feyn]
noun Mineralogy.

Origin:
1795–1805; cymo- + -phane

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cymophane (ˈsaɪməˌfeɪn)
 
n
a yellow or green opalescent variety of chrysoberyl
 
[C19: from Greek kuma wave, undulation + -phane]

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