a form of blue beryl from Madagascar, used as a gemstone
[mad-uh-gas-ker] /ˌmæd əˈgæs kər/ noun 1. an island republic in the Indian Ocean, about 240 miles (385 km) off the SE coast of Africa: formerly a French colony; gained independence 1960. 227,800 sq. mi. (590,000 sq. km). Capital: Antananarivo. /ˌmædəˈɡæskə/ noun 1. an island republic in the Indian Ocean, off the E coast of Africa: […]
noun 1. a Madagascan twining, woody vine, Stephanotis floribunda, of the milkweed family, having waxy-white, fragrant flowers.
noun 1. a plant, Catharanthus roseus (or Vinca rosea), cultivated for its glossy foliage and pink or white flowers.
middle land, the third “son” of Japheth (Gen. 10:2), the name by which the Medes are known on the Assyrian monuments.