Having a fine light blue color, like that of choice mineral turquoise.
ETYM French turquoise; cf. Pr. and Spanish turquesa, Italian turchese, turchina, Late Lat. turchesius, turchina; -- so called because first brought from Turkey. Related to Turkey.
A blue to gray green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate; blue turquoise is valued as a gemstone.
Mineral, hydrous basic copper aluminum phosphate. Blue-green, blue, or green, it is a gemstone. Turquoise is found in Australia, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Iran, Turkestan, Mexico, and southwestern us. It was originally introduced into Europe through Turkey, from which its name is derived.
Modri dragi kamen. Dragi kamen lepe modre boje i prilične tvrdoće; najlepši dolaze iz sev. Persije, većinom okruglo uglačani (naziv po tome što su prvi doneseni u Evropu iz Turske).