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Definition of “sapphire” - Learner’s Dictionary

sapphire

noun [C]     /ˈsæfaɪər/
a bright blue, transparent stonePrecious and semi-precious stonesTypes of rock
Translations of “sapphire”
in Arabic صَفير (حَجَر كَريم)…
in Korean 청옥, 사파이어…
in Malaysian batu nilam…
in French (de) saphir…
in Turkish safir, gök yakut…
in Italian zaffiro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 藍寶石, 寶石藍色(的),天藍色(的)…
in Russian сапфир…
in Polish szafir…
in Vietnamese ngọc bích…
in Spanish zafiro…
in Portuguese safira…
in Thai พลอยสีน้ำเงินเข้ม…
in German der Saphir, Saphir……
in Catalan safir…
in Japanese サファイア…
in Indonesian safir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 蓝宝石, 宝石蓝色(的),天蓝色(的)…
(Definition of sapphire from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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