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Definition of "turquois" [turquois]

  • Archaic form of turquoise. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "turquois" in a sentence
  • "Fernando Po, Bavaria, and Cornwall; phosphates of manganese; phosphate of copper; yellow and green uranite; phosphates of alumina, including the blue spar, which has been mistaken for lapis-lazuli, and the phosphate of alumina known as turquois, found only in Persia, and esteemed as an ornament."
  • "A distinction is also made between “hard possessions,” such as turquois and coral beads, shell ornaments, and all articles made from hard substances, and “soft possessions,” which comprise blankets and all textile substances, skins, etc."
  • "What would you say the estimated price of a piece of rare turquois sea glass is?"