Definition of moonstone in English:

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moonstone

Pronunciation: /ˈmo͞onˌstōn/

noun

A pearly white semiprecious stone consisting of alkali feldspar.
Example sentences
  • And don't miss this place, where you can not only buy sapphires, rubies, moonstones, aquamarines and the rest, but you can also see where they are mined.
  • In their day, pieces were decorated with enamels or semi-precious stones, and the jewellery adorned by amethysts, chrysoprase and moonstones and more - chosen for their artistic merits rather than value.
  • Opals and moonstones glimmer as they dangle from her bracelets and anklets.

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Syllabification: moon·stone

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