Pronunciation: (em'ur-uld, em'ruld), [key]
1. a rare variety of beryl that is colored green by chromium and valued as a gem.
2. See emerald green.
3. Print.(in Britain) a 6½-point type of a size between nonpareil and minion.
4. Ornith.any of numerous small bright green hummingbirds of the genus Chlorostilbon.
having a clear, deep-green color.
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