- [Min] A precious stone of a rich green color, a variety of beryl. See Beryl.
- [Print] A kind of type, in size between minion and nonpare�l. It is used by English printers.
Note: ☞ This line is printed in the type called emerald.
Etymology: OE. emeraude, OF. esmeraude esmeralde, F. émeraude, L. smaragdus, fr. Gr. �; cf. �kr. marakata