any of several yellow to coppery fork-tailed fishes of the genus Seriola, as S. dumerili of warm Atlantic waters.
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.
synthetic made by compressing pieces of various resins at a high temperature. noun a synthetic amber made by compressing pieces of amber and other resins together at a high temperature
a pale yellow, sometimes reddish or brownish, fossil resin of vegetable origin, translucent, brittle, and capable of gaining a negative electrical charge by friction and of being an excellent insulator: used for making jewelry and other ornamental articles. the yellowish-brown color of resin. of the color of amber; yellowish-brown: amber fields of grain. made of […]