romanian-amber

romanite

[roh-muh-nahyt]
noun
a fossil resin similar to amber, used for jewelry.
Also called Romanian amber.


Origin:
1890–95; named after Romania; see -ite1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To romanian-amber
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: romanian tenderloin
Next Definition: romanian-tenderloin
Words Near: romanian-amber
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for romanian-amber
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing romanian-amber
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature