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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to amber (especially having the ability to generate static electricity)
  • adj. Of of pertaining to the alloy electrum

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to, or made of, amber.
  • adj. Made of electrum, an alloy used by the ancients.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Belonging to or made of amber.
  • Composed of the alloy called electrum (which see).
  • n. The (supposed) principle of electricity; a (supposed) kind of matter which manifests electrical phenomena.

Etymologies

Latin electrinus of amber. See electric. (Wiktionary)

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