Name: Emerald

Origin and Meaning of the Name Emerald

  • Meaning:
    Green gemstone
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  • Pronunciation:
    (EM rald), (EM er rald)
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    Itself (Emerald)
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Miscellaneous Info for Emerald

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The word "emerald" derives from the Greek word "smaragdos," which means "green gemstone." Emeralds, a form of beryl, has been prized for centuries among cultures throughout the world.

    Emerald is one of the birthstones for the month of May. In L. Frank Baum's "Wizard of Oz" series, Oz is referred to as the "Emerald City."

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