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siberite

[sahy-beer-ahyt, sahy-buh-rahyt] /saɪˈbɪər aɪt, ˈsaɪ bəˌraɪt/
noun
1.
a violet or violet-red tourmaline, used as a gem.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; < French sibérite, after Sibérie Siberia; see -ite1
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