how to pronounce amethyst

/ˈæmɪθɪst/

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amethyst is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of amethyst

noun:

  1. The tincture purpure, when emblazoning the arms of the English nobility.
  2. A transparent purple variety of quartz, used as a gemstone.
  3. A purple colour.

adjective:

  1. Having a colour similar to that of the gemstone.

name:

  1. A female given name.

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