Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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Latin electrinus of amber. See electric.

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