Where does the name peridot come from in arabic?

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Deron Beahan asked a question: Where does the name peridot come from in arabic?
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Date created: Wed, Oct 20, 2021 4:19 AM
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  • The word peridot is believed to stem from the Arabic word for gem – faridat. The stone also has a few interesting nicknames, simultaneously called ‘the poor man’s emerald’ and the ‘evening emerald’. There is some confusion regarding how to pronounce the word peridot correctly.

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