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Definition of: alabaster

(alə·bas′ tər, -bäs-) noun
1. A white or (delicately tinted fine-grained gypsum.
2. A dense, translucent variety of calcite, sometimes banded like marble.
adjective Made of or like alabaster; smooth and white.
[<L <Gk. alabast(r)os an alabaster box, ? from the name of a town in Egypt]
—al′a·bas′trine
(-trin) adjective

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