from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See fire opal.
- n. See Jerusalem artichoke.
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- n. A fire opal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mineral, also known as fire-opal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an opal with flaming orange and yellow and red colors
- n. tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
Italian girasole, sunflower, opal : girare, to turn; see girandole + sole, sun (from Latin sōl; see sāwel- in Indo-European roots).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)