Definition of birthstone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbərTHˌstōn/


A gemstone popularly associated with the month or astrological sign of one’s birth.
Example sentences
  • Gems and birthstones are becoming more popular, as are styles such as solitaire diamonds, cluster rings and diamond set rings with small stones or gems set on either side.
  • Anyway, some people go by month when determining birthstones, others go by the zodiac.
  • Which is the birthstone for the month of September?

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Syllabification: birth·stone

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