A rare silicate of magnesium and aluminium (with iron as a major impurity), named for its sapphirelike colour. (noun)
Of, pertaining to, or resembling sapphire (adjective)
Examples of word sapphirine
Straight of spine and sapphirine of eye, Barr appeared poised, intelligent, and master of a certain smile.
He flashes out emeralds and rubies, amethystine flames and sapphirine colours, in
His sapphirine-blue eyes, the cleft, or dimple, in his strong chin, his thick sable hair, and muscular but symmetrical frame are additional attractions to me and, I regret to say, to innumerable other females.
There were moments amid the deepening darkness when it seemed virtually impossible to reach the summit; the stars now lighted a glowing sapphirine sky, but that only made the venerable town in all its majesty seem ever more unattainable.
He dared a glance at the Power's face, and was caught again, a moth in sapphirine flame.