amethystine
adjective see amethyst

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Amethystine — Am e*thys tine, a. [L. amethystinus, Gr. ?.] 1. Resembling amethyst, especially in color; bluish violet. [1913 Webster] 2. Composed of, or containing, amethyst. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amethystine — adj. [Gr. amethystos, not drunk] Pertaining to, or resembling amethyst, a bluish violet color …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • amethystine — See amethyst. * * * …   Universalium

  • amethystine — adjective amethyst like, especially when referring to colour …   Wiktionary

  • amethystine — Synonyms and related words: lavender, lilac, livid, magenta, mauve, mulberry, orchid, pansy purple, plum colored, plum purple, purple, purplescent, purplish, purply, purpurate, purpure, purpureal, purpurean, purpureous, raisin colored, violaceous …   Moby Thesaurus

  • amethystine — adj. containing or made up of amethyst; having the color of an amethyst …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amethystine — am·e·thys·tine …   English syllables

  • amethystine — adjective containing or resembling amethyst • Pertains to noun: ↑amethyst …   Useful english dictionary

  • amethystine python — noun a python having the color of amethyst (Freq. 4) • Hypernyms: ↑python * * * amethystine python, a variety of python living in Australia and the East Indies …   Useful english dictionary

  • amethystine python — /æməˌθɪstin ˈpaɪθən / (say amuh.thisteen puythuhn) noun the largest of Australian pythons, Liasis amethystinus, distributed from Queensland to New Guinea; rock python; Schneider python …   Australian English dictionary

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