diamant

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Definitions
  • diamond (uncountable: mineral)
  • the smallest typeface in letterpress printing

Etymology

Borrowed from Old French diamant derived from Latin diamas, adamās (adamant, hard iron, diamond, very hard steel).

Origin

Latin

adamās

Gloss

adamant, hard iron, diamond, very hard steel

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