What is another word for garnet?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈɑːnɪt] (IPA)

Garnet, a beautiful gemstone with a rich red color, has been a favorite of gem lovers for centuries. There are a few synonyms that describe different types of garnets. Almandine refers to a deep red to reddish-brown garnet, while Pyrope is a dark red to nearly black garnet. Spessartine describes an orange-red to red-brown garnet, while Grossular garnet ranges from transparent to opaque shades of green, yellow, and brown. Andradite indicates a yellow-green to black garnet. As you can see, garnet has a wide variety of shades, and each type of garnet has its name, making it easier to identify and appreciate these gorgeous gemstones.

Synonyms for Garnet:

What are the hypernyms for Garnet?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Garnet?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for garnet (as nouns)

    • substance
      transparent gem, mineral.

Usage examples for Garnet

"Only those who have graduated," explained Mrs. Emerson, "wear garnet badges like mine.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith
It was not a flower; but the garnet clasp that held the gauntlet in its place.
"The White Gauntlet"
Mayne Reid
She wore a very trig and jaunty tailor-made suit and a stunning little garnet-velvet toque.
"Under the Skylights"
Henry Blake Fuller

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