Definition of Alabasters

1. Noun. (plural of alabaster) ¹



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Definition of Alabasters

1. alabaster [n] - See also: alabaster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alabasters

ala nasi
ala orbitalis
ala ossis ilii
ala sacralis
ala temporalis
ala vespertilionis
ala vomeris
alaap
alaaps
alabama period
alabamine
alabamium
alabandite
alabandites
alabaster
alabasters (current term)
alabastre
alabastrian
alabastrine
alabastrum
alachlor
alachlors
alacizumab
alack
alackaday
alacranite
alacrious
alacriously
alacriousness
alacrities

Literary usage of Alabasters

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1. History and Uses of Limestones and Marbles by Sarah Maria Burnham (1883)
"I. alabasters.—Among the decorative stones of antiquity remarkable for beauty and elegance, vivacity of color, variety and precision of spots, ..."

2. The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1820)
"... alabasters, Sfc. at Rome. By WA CADELL, FRSL & K, MWS f rp JL HE art of forming mosaic pictures of tesselated, that is say, quadrangular pieces of ..."

3. Economic Geology; Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures by David Page (1874)
"Limestones, Marbles, alabasters, &c. Under decorative limestones, we include such rocks as the Caen Oolite, which, being of fine texture and uniform colour, ..."

4. Last Winter in Rome by Charles Richard Weld (1865)
"... Number of Specimens of Ancient Marbles—alabasters —Purposes to which Marble Fragments may I* applied—Good yielding \7eins of Fragmentary Marble'—' ..."

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