[ noun ] (chemistry) a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite
Used in print(S. J. Perelman, The Rising Gorge. New York:...)
From the curio cabinet on its south wall and the bureaus beneath , you abstracted seventeen ivory , metal , wood , and stone sculptures of Oriental and African origin , two snuffboxes , and a jade handled magnifying_glass .
[ noun ] Woman's first name, popularity rank in the U.S. is 1003