aquamarine, which is feebly doubly refracting, separates them but slightly.
Topaz and aquamarine occur in hollows in the granite of the Mournes.
We sat in the aquamarine twilight, and Fern was shivering, and I put my arm around her.
aquamarine, a name given to some of the finest varieties of beryl of a sea-green or blue colour.
Beryls of the aquamarine type occur in many places, but usually of too pale a tint, or too imperfect, to be worthy of cutting.
Very effective combinations of the aquamarine and blue species with the yellow may be recommended.
Do they still match my aquamarine, or must it be gray sapphires the next time?
Wine-red, aquamarine, pearl-white, and pale gold they gleamed and nodded from slender stems.
He saw de Verceuil as well, coming across the hall almost at a run, just ahead of the contessa, his aquamarine cloak flying.
Peachy was at the height of her blonde bloom; all pearl and gold, all rose and aquamarine.
1590s, agmarine, "bluish-green type of beryl," from French or Provençal, from Latin aqua marina "sea water," from aqua "water" (see aqua-) + marina, fem. of marinus "of the sea" (see marine (adj.)). Apparently first used as a description of a bluish-green color by John Ruskin, 1846. Abbreviation aqua is attested from 1936.