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English definition of “alabaster”

alabaster

noun [U]     /ˌæl.əˈbæs.tər/ US  /ˈæl.ə.bæs.tɚ/
an almost transparent, white stone, often used for making decorative objectsTypes of rockPrecious and semi-precious stones
(Definition of alabaster noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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