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Definition of the adjective amethystine

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  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's Encyclopaedia (1868)

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 Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1858)

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Lunthanium oxide forms a white colourless glass ; didymium a dark amethystine glass. Iron, the peroxide and hydrated peroxide, become black and magnetic before the blowpipe, and form, with borax or salt of phosphorus, in the oxidating ...

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 ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature, and Art by John Craig (1858)

AMETHYSTINE—AMIDST. AlllIDE—AMMONIA. drunkenness, Gr.) A beautiful violet-coloured variety of transparent quartz. It was fashioned by the ancients into drinking vessels, and highly prized on account of its supposed virtue of preventing ...

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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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