Definition of Peridote

1. peridot [n -S] - See also: peridot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peridote

peridial
peridiastole
perididymis
perididymitis
peridinian
peridinin
peridinins
peridium
peridiums
peridiverticulitis
peridomestic
peridomicile
peridomiciles
peridontitis
peridot
peridote (current term)
peridotes
peridotic
peridotite
peridotites
peridotitic
peridots
peridrome
peridromes
periductal
periduodenitis
peridural
peridural anaesthesia
periecian
periecians

Literary usage of Peridote

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"peridote, a name applied by jewellers to the green transparent varieties of olivine. ... The colour of the peridote is never vivid, like that of emerald, ..."

2. The American Chemist by Charles Frederick Chandler (1873)
"Magnesia Calcium chloride 100 grms. and we obtained peridote whose prismatic ... These facts show us that the peridote obtained ¡я not pure; ..."

3. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1918)
"It is usually some shade of olive-green or leek-green. peridote is found in Brazil, Ceylon, Egypt, and Pegu. It is a very soft gem- stone, difficult to ..."

4. Chemical News and Journal of Physical Science (1869)
"1868). of which I lately published the analysis, and which contains more than 60 per cent of peridote. I will remind you also of the stones of ..."

5. The American Geologist by Newton Horace Winchell (1894)
"... limestone with peridote, and t3) limestone nearly or entirely replaced by ... a few grains of peridote appear; with the disappearance of the graphite, ..."

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