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morganite

[mawr-guh-nahyt] /ˈmɔr gəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
rose-colored beryl.
Origin of morganite
1910-1915
1910-15; named after J. P. Morgan; see -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for morganite

morganite

/ˈmɔːɡəˌnaɪt/
noun
1.
a pink variety of beryl, used as a gemstone
Word Origin
C20: named after John Pierpoint Morgan (1837–1913), US financier, philanthropist, and art collector
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