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English adjective: alabaster

1. alabaster of or resembling alabaster

SamplesAlabaster statue.


English noun: alabaster

1. alabaster (substance) a compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving

Broader (hypernym)gypsum

2. alabaster (substance) a hard compact kind of calcite

SynonymsMexican onyx, onyx marble, oriental alabaster

Broader (hypernym)calcite

3. alabaster (attribute) a very light white

Broader (hypernym)white, whiteness

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