Origin of berylMiddle English and Old French beril from Classical Latin beryllus from Classical Greek b?ryllos, sea-green gem from Prakrit veruliya from ve?uriya, of Dravidian origin, originally , probably after V?l?r (now B?l?r), city in southern India
Origin of Berylfrom beryl, with reference, refer to gems
Origin of berylMiddle English from Old French from Latin bēryllus from Greek bērullos from bērullion from Prakrit veruliya from Pali ve&llowdot;uriya perhaps akin to Tamil ve&llowdot;iru or vi&llowdot;ar to whiten, become pale
(countable and uncountable, plural beryls)
- Of a dull blue colour.
From Old French beril, from Latin bērillus, bēryllus, from Ancient Greek βήρυλλος (bērullos, “beryl”), from Prakrit विरलायते, from Sanskrit वैडूर्य (vaiḍūrya), from Dravidian, probably named after Velur (modern day Belur) in southern India.