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Alexandrite (4 syl.)

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A variety of chrysobery found in the mica-slate of the Urals. So named from Czar Alexander II. (1818, 1855–1881), because it shows the Russian colours, green and red.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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