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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Alabaster (0.01517 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Alabaster.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: alabaster batu pualam
English → English (WordNet) Definition: alabaster alabaster n 1: a compact fine-textured usually white gypsum used for carving 2: a hard compact kind of calcite [syn: oriental alabaster, onyx marble , Mexican onyx] 3: a very light white
English → English (gcide) Definition: Alabaster Alabaster \Al"a*bas"ter\, n. [L. alabaster, Gr. 'ala`bastros, said to be derived fr. Alabastron, the name of a town in Egypt, near which it was common: cf. OF. alabastre, F. alb[^a]tre.] 1. (Min.) (a) A compact variety or sulphate of lime, or gypsum, of fine texture, and usually white and translucent, but sometimes yellow, red, or gray. It is carved into vases, mantel ornaments, etc. (b) A hard, compact variety of carbonate of lime, somewhat translucent, or of banded shades of color; stalagmite. The name is used in this sense by Pliny. It is sometimes distinguished as oriental alabaster. [1913 Webster] 2. A box or vessel for holding odoriferous ointments, etc.; -- so called from the stone of which it was originally made. --Fosbroke. [1913 Webster]


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