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Opal is a feminine given name derived from the name of the gemstone opal. The gemstone is the birthstone for October. Its name is derived from the Sanskrit à¤‰à¤ªà¤² or upala, which also gave the Greek opallios, and the Latin opalus, and ultimately the English opal.
Taken from opal, which means a semiprecious gemstone which reflects light in a dazzling display of colors, which is ultimately derived from the Sanskrit upala, means precious stone, jewel.
Opal Name also appears in following Origin(s): Sanskrit, Greek
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is a Jamaica-born writer, artist and teacher.Since 1993, Opal Palmer Adisa has taught literature and served as Chair of the Ethnic Studies/Cultural Diversity Program at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland.