/koonts"uyt/, n. Mineral.
a transparent lilac-colored variety of spodumene, used as a gem.
[1900-05, Amer.; named after G. F. Kunz (1856-1932), American expert in precious stones; see -ITE1]

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  • kunzite — ☆ kunzite [koonts′īt΄ ] n. [after G. F. Kunz (1856 1932), U.S. gem expert + ITE1] a pinkish or lilac colored, transparent variety of spodumene, used as a gem …   English World dictionary

  • kunzite — noun Kunzite is a pink to lilac colored gemstone, a variety of spodumene …   Wiktionary

  • kunzite — noun Etymology: G. F. Kunz died 1932 American gem expert Date: 1903 a pinkish lilac variety of spodumene used as a gem …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kunzite — kunz·ite …   English syllables

  • kunzite — kunz•ite [[t]ˈkʊnts aɪt[/t]] n. mir jew a transparent lilac colored variety of spodumene, used as a gem • Etymology: 1900–05, amer.; after G. F. Kunz (1856–1932), U.S. expert in precious stones; see ite I …   From formal English to slang

  • kunzite — /ˈkʊntsaɪt/ (say koontsuyt) noun a transparent lilac variety of spodumene, used as a gem. {named after GF Kunz, 1856–1932, US expert in precious stones. See ite1} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • kunzite — noun a pinkish lilac crystal form of the mineral spodumene that is used as a gemstone • Hypernyms: ↑spodumene, ↑transparent gem …   Useful english dictionary

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