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opal

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