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One entry found for sapphire.
Main Entry: sap·phire
Pronunciation: primarystresssaf-secondarystressimacr(schwa)r
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English safir "sapphire," from early French safir (same meaning), from Latin sapphirus "sapphire," from Greek sappheiros (same meaning), perhaps of Semitic origin
1 : a clear bright blue precious stone
2 : a deep purplish blue
- sapphire adjective

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