(in ancient geography) a name given by the Greeks in later times to the islands in the North Sea.
- Amber gambler
noun (Brit, informal) a driver who races through traffic lights when they are at amber
any of several yellow to coppery fork-tailed fishes of the genus Seriola, as S. dumerili of warm Atlantic waters. noun any of several large carangid fishes of the genus Seriola, esp S. dumerili, with golden markings when young, occurring in tropical and subtropical Atlantic waters
an opaque, ash-colored secretion of the sperm whale intestine, usually found floating on the ocean or cast ashore: used in perfumery. Historical Examples These Portuguese exchanged a lump of ambergris, or what was supposed to be ambergris, for old clothes. History of the Buccaneers of America James Burney The hatches were off her hold and […]
an American art glass having transparent colors ranging from pale amber to ruby.