- Archaic form of turquoise.
Variant of turquoise
- a greenish-blue, hard mineral, hydrous copper aluminum phosphate, CuAl(PO)(OH)·5HO, used as a gem
- the color of turquoise; greenish blue
Origin of turquoiseMiddle English turkeis ; from Middle French turqueise, feminine of Old French turqueis, Turkish (see Turk): origin, originally brought to western Europe through Turkey
Also sp. turquois