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"opal" in British English

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opalnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈəʊ.pəl/  us   /ˈoʊ-/
a preciousstone whose ​colourchanges when the ​position of the ​personlooking at it ​changes
(Definition of opal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “opal”
in Korean 오팔…
in Arabic أوبال (حجر كَريم)…
in Malaysian opal, baiduri…
in French (d’)opale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蛋白石,貓眼石…
in Italian opale…
in Spanish ópalo…
in Vietnamese ôpan (khoáng chất)…
in Portuguese opala…
in Thai โอปอล…
in German der Opal, Opal-……
in Catalan òpal…
in Japanese オパール…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蛋白石,猫眼石…
in Indonesian baiduri, opal…
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