A diamond is defined as a colorless, very hard, crystalline mineral made of pure carbon, or a figure with four equal sides with small angles on the top and bottom and wider angles on the sides.(noun)
The definition of diamond is set with a diamond, or marking a 60th or 75th year.(adjective)
Diamond means to adorn with this mineral.(verb)
An example of diamond is to wear a lot of diamonds in rings, earrings and necklaces.
See diamond in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME diamaunt < OFr diamant < ML diamas (gen. diamantis), for L adamas < Gr, adamant, diamond
See diamond in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English diamaunt
Origin: , from Old French diamant
Origin: , from Medieval Latin diamās-, diamant-
Origin: , alteration of Latin adamās; see adamant.
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