[jir-uh-sawl, -sol] /ˈdʒɪr əˌsɔl, -ˌsɒl/
an opal that reflects light in a bright luminous glow.
(of a stone) translucent and bluish-white with reddish reflections under strong light; opalescent.
a type of opal that has a red or pink glow in bright light; fire opal
1580s, from Italian girasole, literally “turning toward the sun,” from girare “to rotate” (see gyration) + sole (see Sol).
[zhee-roh] /ʒiˈroʊ/ noun 1. Henri Honoré [ahn ree aw-naw-rey] /ɑ̃ ˈri ɔ nɔˈreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1879–1949, French general. /French ʒiro/ noun 1. Henri Honoré (ɑ̃riɔnɔre). 1879–1949, French general, who commanded French forces in North Africa (1942–43)
[zheer-uh-doo, zheer-uh-doo; French zhee-roh-doo] /ˌʒɪər əˈdu, ˈʒɪər əˌdu; French ʒi roʊˈdu/ noun 1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1882–1944, French novelist, playwright, and diplomat. /French ʒirodu/ noun 1. (Hyppolyte) Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1882–1944, French dramatist. His works include the novel Suzanne et le Pacifique (1921) and the plays Amphitryon 38 (1929) and La Guerre de Troie […]
noun See calabaza
[gurd] /gɜrd/ verb (used with object), girded or girt, girding. 1. to encircle or bind with a belt or band. 2. to surround; enclose; hem in. 3. to prepare (oneself) for action: He girded himself for the trial ahead. 4. to provide, equip, or invest, as with power or strength. [gurd] /gɜrd/ verb (used without […]