from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or resembling silver; silvery.
- n. Silver.
- n. Any of various silvery metals.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Containing or resembling silver.
- n. Any osmeriform fish of the genus Argentina, especially the European argentine, Argentina sphyraena.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to, or resembling, silver; made of, or sounding like, silver; silvery.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Argentine Republic in South America.
- n. A siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.
- n. White metal coated with silver.
- n. A fish of Europe (Maurolicus Pennantii) with silvery scales. The name is also applied to various fishes of the genus Argentina.
- n. A citizen of the Argentine Republic; an Argentinian.
- n. Argentina; in this sense, usually preceded by the.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or resembling silver; silvery; argent.
- [capitalized] Of or pertaining to the Rio de la Plata (Sp. plata, silver), the estuary of the rivers Paraná and Uruguay in South America, or the country called from it the Argentine Republic or Confederation, or Argentina.
- n. A silvery-white slaty variety of calcite, containing a little silica with laminæ usually undulated, found in primitive rocks and frequently in metallic veins.
- n. The tetroxid or antimoniate of antimony.
- n. The silvery coloring matter of the scales of fishes.
- n. A fish of the family Scopelidœ or Maurolicidœ.
- n. White metal coated with silver.
- n. [capitalized] A citizen or an inhabitant of the Argentine Republic.
- n. Metallic tin in a state of fine subdivision, precipitated by zinc from a dilute solution of a tin salt: used for tinplating and for printing upon paper and cloth.
- n. A gold coin of the Argentine Republic, equivalent to $4.824.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Argentina or its people
Yes | No | Report from matt wasson wrote 5 weeks 4 days ago we went yesterday ... 3 inches at lobdell lake in argentine, mi cought 2 fish and a great time eatng in the shanty!
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Finely scaly varieties with a pearly lustre are known as argentine and aphrite (German _Schaumspath_); soft, earthy and dull white varieties as agaric mineral, rock-milk, rock-meal, &c. -- these form a transition to marls, chalk, &c.
It begins in sufficiently startling fashion; a single gentleman of easy fortune and amiable disposition, putting his latchkey in the door of his chambers one night, is touched and accosted by an interesting young person with an "argentine" voice.
Is there a significant difference between an argentine and a Guatemalan?
The argentine Mausers are prized they were not many made.
A visibly ailing Bogart plays Eddie Willis, a down and out sportswriter hired by mobster Nick Benko (Rod Steiger) to promote an argentine contender.
Would be quite funny. at the time it was said that it was bottled up in port as the argentine navy was afaird it would be sunk as soon as it left port.
I guess we know how Sanford will spend the fourth of July - by himself, lighting off "argentine firecrackers" (in his memory).
Greetings from an argentine teenager who wants to become a translator in the future.