Meaning of beryl

ber•yl

Pronunciation: (ber'ul), [key]
— n.
  1. a mineral, beryllium aluminum silicate, BeAlSiO, usually green, but also blue, rose, white, and golden, and both opaque and transparent, the latter variety including the gems emerald and aquamarine: the principal ore of beryllium.

Ber•yl

Pronunciation: (ber'il), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name.
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