Definition of jadeite in English:
A green, blue, or white mineral which is one of the forms of jade. It is a silicate of sodium, aluminium, and iron and belongs to the pyroxene group.
- In particular, it would have been good to include fancy colored sapphires (other than padparadsha), demantoid, jadeite, red beryl, and benitoite, to name a few.
- This jadeite is multicolored white, green, and rare lavender.
- Of the two kinds of jade, jadeite and nephrite, the former is harder than the latter and cannot be scratched with a penknife blade.
Definition of jadeite in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia