from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or resembling amethyst; of the color of amethyst; purple; violet.
- Composed of amethyst: as, an amethystine cup.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Resembling amethyst, especially in color; bluish violet.
- adjective Composed of, or containing, amethyst.
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- adjective Like
amethyst, especially when referring to colour.
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- adjective containing or resembling amethyst
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He flashes out emeralds and rubies, amethystine flames and sapphirine colours, in
Framed in it was the amethystine burning of the great ring that girdled the encircling cliffs.
The soft moss glimmered ... the amethystine cross gleamed ...
Allhallows-tide, six weeks ere the great frost set in, the heavens had worn one heavy mask of ashen gray when clouded, or else one amethystine tinge with a hazy rim, when cloudless.
It was polished, and glimmered as though cut from some enormous amethystine crystal I glanced behind me.
Now we were rising upon a steep slope; now the amethystine, gleaming ring was almost overheard.
From it dropped curtains, shimmering, nebulous as the marching folds of the aurora; they poured, cascaded, from the amethystine band.
The amethystine ring from which had been streamed the circling veils was cracked and blackened; like a seam of coal it had stretched around the Pit — a crown of mourning.
All of half a mile in diameter was this shaft, and ringed regularly along its height by wide amethystine bands — like rings of a hollow piston.
Round the amethystine cross Evalie began to dance, circling it slowly to the rippling, the rustling and the rushing music of the drums.