Birthstone Definition

bûrthstōn
noun
A gemstone associated with a particular month and customarily worn by persons born during that month.
American Heritage
A precious or semiprecious gem symbolizing the month of a person's birth: the usual list (with modern variants), beginning with that of January, is as follows: garnet, amethyst, bloodstone (aquamarine), diamond, emerald, pearl (alexandrite), ruby, sardonyx (peridot), sapphire, opal (tourmaline), topaz (citrine), and turquoise (zircon)
Webster's New World

Any of twelve gemstones traditionally associated with the month of one's birth.

Wiktionary

Any of a similar list of less costly substitutes.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Birthstone

Noun

Singular:
birthstone
Plural:
birthstones

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