WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
kunz•ite  (kŏŏntsīt),USA pronunciation n. [Mineral.]
  1. Mineralogy, Jewelrya transparent lilac-colored variety of spodumene, used as a gem.
  • 1900–05, American; named after German. French. Kunz (1856–1932), American expert in precious stones; see -ite1

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