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Alabaster Al"a*bas"ter, n. [L. alabaster, Gr. ?, said to be
derived fr. Alabastron, the name of a town in Egypt, near
which it was common: cf. OF. alabastre, F. alb[^a]tre.]
(a) A compact variety or sulphate of lime, or gypsum, of
fine texture, and usually white and translucent, but
sometimes yellow, red, or gray. It is carved into
vases, mantel ornaments, etc.
(b) A hard, compact variety of carbonate of lime, somewhat
translucent, or of banded shades of color; stalagmite.
The name is used in this sense by Pliny. It is
sometimes distinguished as oriental alabaster.
2. A box or vessel for holding odoriferous ointments, etc.;
-- so called from the stone of which it was originally
Meaning of Alabaster from wikipedia
is a mineral
or rock that is soft, often
used for carving, and is processed
and the stone processing
is a city and southern suburb
County, Alabama, United
States. At the 2010 census, the po****tion was 30,352. According...
may also refer
, Alabama Alabaster
Township, Michigan Alabaster
(manga), a 1970 manga
by Osamu Tezuka Alabaster
- Chaloner Alabaster
(1838–1898) British consular officer
C. Grenville Alabaster
, (1880–1958) Attorney General
of Hong Kong Gren Alabaster
Box may refer
Box (album), a 1999 album
by gospel artist
CeCe Winans Alabaster
Box (band), a Christian
rock band from Australia...
- The Alabaster
(ACS) is the school district
of the Birmingham, Alabama, suburb
City Schools serve
- Alabaster Caverns State
Park is a 200-acre (0.81 km2) state
(7.2 km) south
of Freedom, Oklahoma, United States
- Township Tuscola
1,503 1,589 −5.4% 52.75 136.6 28.5/sq mi (11.0/km2) Alabaster Township Iosco
487 503 −3.2% 22.22 57.5 21.9/sq mi (8.5/km2) Alaiedon...
- Henry Alabaster
(22 May 1836–9 August
1884) was a British-born diplomat
to King Chulalongkorn
of Siam. Henry Alabaster
was born in...
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into a loving polyamorous relationship
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