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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A very light white; A compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving; A hard compact kind of calcite

Usage examples (38)
  • Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead
  • alabaster statue
  • Or rather, what we call alabaster now is not what was called alabaster in ancient times.
  • Milton has the word alabaster three times, twice incorrectly spelled for more
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