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English definition of “amethyst”


noun uk   /ˈæm.ə.θɪst/ us  
[C or U] a transparent purple stone used in jewelleryPrecious and semi-precious stonesTypes of rock [U] a purple colour
adjective uk   us  
amethyst eyes
(Definition of amethyst from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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