garnet-coloured

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj garnet-coloured having the color of garnet
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Usage

In literature:

The jewellery is of gold, enriched with coloured enamel, pearl, or sliced garnet.
"Early Britain" by Grant Allen
Beneath this woolly lambrequin his eyes were visible as two garnet sparks of which the coloured woman was only too nervously aware.
"Gentle Julia" by Booth Tarkington
The emerald, chrysolite, and garnet, are almost instantly melted into an opake and coloured glass.
"Elements of Chemistry," by Antoine Lavoisier
It is on this garnet-coloured ground that was shadowed forth the figure of Cecily, which we will now attempt to paint.
"The Mysteries of Paris, Volume 5 of 6" by Eugène Sue
ALMAN'DINE, a mineral of a reddish or violet colour, a variety of precious or noble garnet.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
EP'IDOTE, a mineral of a green or grey colour, vitreous lustre, and partial transparency, a member of the garnet family.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The colour is typically red, but may be brown, yellow, green or even black, while some garnets are colourless.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
These are fine-grained rocks, not usually banded, nearly black in colour with small red spots of garnet.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 3" by Various
Demantoid is regarded as a lime-iron garnet, coloured probably by a small proportion of chromium.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
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