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English definition of “amethyst”

amethyst

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