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Definition of Sapphire


  1. Native alumina or aluminium sesquioxide, Al2O3; corundum; esp., the blue transparent variety of corundum, highly prized as a gem.
  2. The color of the gem; bright blue.
  3. Any humming bird of the genus Hylocharis, native of South America. The throat and breast are usually bright blue.
  4. Of or resembling sapphire; sapphirine; blue.

Sapphire Translations

sapphire in French is saphir
sapphire in German is Saphir, Saphirs, Saphir
sapphire in Italian is zaffiro
sapphire in Spanish is zafiro
sapphire in Swedish is safir