Name: Diamond

Origin and Meaning of the Name Diamond

  • Meaning:
    Precious gemstone
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (DIE mund)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Diamond)
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Miscellaneous Info for Diamond

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    A diamond is a translucent, often colorless gemstone of high value. Its name is derived from the Greek "adamas," meaning "invincible," referring to the stone's extreme hardness.

    Diamonds are used today in jewelry and industrial tools for cutting, drilling and polishing. It is the representitive birthstone of April.

    A diamond can also be: a rhomboid shape; a baseball field; a suit of cards; a Pokemon video game.

    Diamond is also the name of a character in J.R.R. Tolkien's tale of Middle-earth and has the distinction of being the wife of Peregrin Took.

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