old fashioned words…round one


Old fashioned words….sent to me by my Canadian friend, Diane Stephens:

emeraldsSmaragdine (adj.)
1. of or pertaining to emeralds.
2. emerald-green in color.

Etymology: [1300- 1400; Middle English, from Latin smaragdinus, emerald-green, from Greek smaragdinos, from smaragdos, emerald.]

Source: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/smaragdine

 

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2 thoughts on “old fashioned words…round one

  1. Hello Ms. Teagarden,
    I am so sorry that I am just getting back to you. Of course I will give a letter of recommendation for you. Please let me know if you still need it. You don’t have to ask, just let us know what you need.

    Lateefah Doxey

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