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turquoise

noun uk   /ˈtɜː.kwɔɪz/ us    /ˈtɝː.kɔɪz/

turquoise noun (STONE)

[C or U] a bluish-green semi-precious stone that is often used in jewellery

turquoise noun (COLOUR)

[U] a bluish-green colour:

turquoise

adjective uk   /ˈtɜː.kwɔɪz/ us    /ˈtɝː.kɔɪz/
bluish-green in colour: the clear turquoise water of the bay
Translations of “turquoise”
in Spanish turquesa, (azul) turquesa…
in French turquoise…
in German der Türkis, türkis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 綠松石…
in Russian бирюзовый цвет…
in Turkish turkuaz, turkuaz rengi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绿松石…
in Polish (kolor) turkusowy…
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