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English adjective: sapphire

1. sapphire of something having the color of a blue sapphire

SamplesSapphire eyes.


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

English noun: sapphire

1. sapphire (substance) a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone

Broader (hypernym)corundom, corundum, transparent gem

Narrower (hyponym)star sapphire

2. sapphire (possession) a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem

Broader (hypernym)gem, jewel, precious stone

3. sapphire (attribute) a light shade of blue

Synonymsazure, cerulean, lazuline, sky-blue

Broader (hypernym)blue, blueness

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