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o•pal



Pronunciation: (ō'pul), [key]
n.
1. a mineral, an amorphous form of silica, SiO2 with some water of hydration, found in many varieties and colors, including a form that is milky white.
2. an iridescent variety of this that is used as a gem.
3. a gem of this.

O•pal



Pronunciation: (ō'pul), [key]
n.
a female given name.

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