Pronunciation: (ber'ul), [key]
a mineral, beryllium aluminum silicate, Be3Al2Si6O18, usually green, but also blue, rose, white, and golden, and both opaque and transparent, the latter variety including the gems emerald and aquamarine: the principal ore of beryllium.
Pronunciation: (ber'il), [key]
a female given name.
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