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garnet

gar·net

garnet

 
pronunciation:
gar niht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of several fairly common, hard silicate minerals that occur in various colors and are sometimes used as abrasives and gems.
definition 2: a deep dark red color.
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Garnet is from an early French word that means "red like a pomegranate."
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  jewelry, rock, stone