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(n.) Ambergris.


(n.) The balsam, liquidambar.


(n.) A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.


(a.) Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored.


(n.) Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.


(a.) Consisting of amber; made of amber.


(v. t.) To scent or flavor with ambergris; as, ambered wine.


(v. t.) To preserve in amber; as, an ambered fly.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Amber'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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