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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of transparent alabaster or marble, sometimes used for window-panes.

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

  • noun (Min.) A kind of marble or alabaster, sometimes used for windows on account of its transparency.

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  • noun mineralogy A transparent form of marble or alabaster, formerly sometimes used for windows.

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