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alabaster

al·a·bas·ter

alabaster

 
pronunciation:
ae l bae str
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a dense, fine-grained gypsum, often white and translucent, that is often carved for ornaments and figurines.
definition 2: a hard, translucent, and sometimes striped variety of calcite.
definition 3: the white or yellowish white color of alabaster.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made from or with alabaster.
an alabaster statue
definition 2: like alabaster, esp. in color.
alabaster skin
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