Other Word Forms of Beryl
Origin of Beryl
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.
Middle English from Old French from Latin bēryllus from Greek bērullos from bērullion from Prakrit veruliya from Pali veḷuriya perhaps akin to Tamil veḷiru or viḷar to whiten, become pale
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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