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fire opal

noun
1.
a red Mexican opal, often with a color play.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20
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Examples for fire opal
  • It was evidently an enormous fire opal, changing color incessantly as if by an internal illumination.
British Dictionary definitions for fire opal

fire opal

noun
1.
an orange-red translucent variety of opal, valued as a gemstone
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