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 alabastrine.


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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.

    Green Mansions: a romance of the tropical forest


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