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amethyst

am·e·thyst

amethyst

 
pronunciation:
ae mh thihst
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a purple or violet gem of crystallized quartz, used in jewelry.
definition 2: a purplish or violet color.
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made of or set with amethysts.
definition 2: of or pertaining to the color amethyst.
derivation: amethystine (adj.)
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