HyperDic: alabaster

English > 4 senses of the word alabaster:
NOUNsubstancealabastera compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving
substancealabaster, oriental alabaster, onyx marble, Mexican onyxa hard compact kind of calcite
attributealabastera very light white
ADJECTIVEpertalabaster, alabastrineof or resembling alabaster
alabaster > pronunciation
Soundsae'lahbae.ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > alabaster: 4 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or resembling alabaster.
Example"alabaster statue"
Synonymalabastrine
Spanishalabastrino
Catalanalabastrí
Nounsalabastera compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving
English > alabaster: 4 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving.
BroadergypsumA common white or colorless mineral (hydrated calcium sulphate) used to make cements and plasters / plasters (especially plaster of Paris)
Spanishalabastro
Catalanalabastre
Adjectivesalabaster, alabastrineof or resembling alabaster
English > alabaster: 4 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningA hard compact kind of calcite.
Synonymsoriental alabaster, onyx marble, Mexican onyx
BroadercalciteA common mineral consisting of crystallized calcium carbonate
Spanishalabastro oriental, ónix mexicano
English > alabaster: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA very light white.
Broaderwhite, whitenessThe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
Spanishalabastro
Catalanalabastre

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