from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or like alabaster.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Alabastrine.
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- adjective Alternative form of
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Beneath the trees, at a distance, it had seemed a somewhat dim white or pale grey; near in the strong sunshine it was not white, but alabastrian, semi-pellucid, showing an underlying rose colour; and at any point where the rays fell direct this colour was bright and luminous, as we see in our fingers when held before a strong firelight.