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Definition of garnet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

garnet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɡɑːnɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡɑːrnɪt//
 
 
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a clear dark red semi-precious stone that is fairly valuable Word Origin Middle English: probably via Middle Dutch from Old French grenat, from medieval Latin granatus, perhaps from granatum (see pomegranate), because the garnet is similar in colour to the pulp of the fruit.
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