Pronunciation: (jir'u-sôl", -sol"), [key]
1. an opal that reflects light in a bright luminous glow.
2. See Jerusalem artichoke (def. 1).
(of a stone) translucent and bluish-white with reddish reflections under strong light; opalescent. Also,gir•a•solePronunciation: (jir'u-sōl"), [key] girosol.
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