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Noun: topaz  'tow,paz
  1. A yellow quartz
    - false topaz, common topaz
     
  2. A mineral (fluosilicate of aluminium) that occurs in crystals of various colours and is used as a gemstone
     
  3. A light brown the colour of topaz
    - tan

Derived forms: topazes

Type of: light brown, mineral, quartz, transparent gem

Encyclopedia: Topaz, California