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Definition of the adjective amethystine

What does amethystine mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. containing or resembling amethyst

Alternative definition of the adjective amethystine


  1. Like amethyst, especially when referring to colour.

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Google previewA mineralogical lexicon of Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties, Massachusetts (1896)

by Benjamin Kendall Emerson

9 by 6 inches; weight, 23 pounds; outside green one-half inch, then flesh colored, then amethystine (No. 1191).

Google previewChambers' Encyclopaedia (1874)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People ...

differing from common quartz and rock- crystal chiefly in its beautiful violet-blue or purplish violet colour — well known as amethystine — which is owing to the presence of a little peroxide of iron or of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

Its pleasant amethystine tint has no healing virtue, but is used to distinguish it from other gauzes — carbolized gauze, tinted straw-colour; iodoform gauze, tinted yellow; sublimate, blue; chinosol, green. The chinosol gauze is especially used in ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

AMETHYSTINE, adj. [from amttht(l.\ Re- iblmg an amethyst in colour. — A kind of ame- 1ine flint nit composed of crystals or grains, one entire massy lloju.*. Grew. Vmethystine, (h antiquity, is applied to a d of purple garment tl yed of the hue of ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1T1H4Y4S1T1I1N1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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