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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·er·ald /ˈɛmrəld, ˈɛmə-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·er·ald n.
 1. Min. A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl.
 2. Print. A kind of type, in size between minion and nonpare░l. It is used by English printers.
 Note:This line is printed in the type called emerald.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·er·ald, a. Of a rich green color, like that of the emerald. Emerald meadows.”
 Emerald fish Zoöl., a fish of the Gulf of Mexico (Gobionellus oceanicus), remarkable for the brilliant green and blue color of the base of the tongue; -- whence the name; -- called also esmeralda.
 Emerald green, a very durable pigment, of a vivid light green color, made from the arseniate of copper; green bice; Scheele's green; -- also used adjectively; as, emerald green crystals.
 Emerald Isle, a name given to Ireland on account of the brightness of its verdure.
 Emerald spodumene, or Lithia emerald. Min. See Hiddenite.
 Emerald nickel. Min. See Zaratite.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a green transparent form of beryl; highly valued as a
      2: a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and
         polished and is valued as a precious gem
      3: the green color of an emerald

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    Heb. nophek (Ex. 28:18; 39:11); i.e., the "glowing stone",
    probably the carbuncle, a precious stone in the breastplate of
    the high priest. It is mentioned (Rev. 21:19) as one of the
    foundations of the New Jerusalem. The name given to this stone
    in the New Testament Greek is smaragdos, which means "live