Smaragdine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Smaragdine Of or pertaining to emerald; resembling emerald; of an emerald green.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • smaragdine Of a green color like that of smaragd—that is, of any brilliant green: an epithet used loosely and in different senses.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Smaragdine sma-rag′din of an emerald green
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. smaragdinus, Gr.
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. smaragdinus—smaragdus—Gr. smaragdos, the emerald.

Usage

In literature:

Smaragdine forthwith put the house in the nicest order, and set about dressing a little supper with the most exquisite skill.
"Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers" by Various
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