Definition of alabastrine in English:

alabastrine

Pronunciation /ˌaləˈbɑːstrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrɪn//ˌaləˈbɑːstrɪn/

adjective

archaic
  • Made of or resembling alabaster, in particular in being white or smooth.

    ‘her long alabastrine hands’

Pronunciation

alabastrine

/ˌaləˈbɑːstrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrɪn//ˌaləˈbɑːstrɪn/

Definition of alabastrine in English:

alabastrine

Pronunciation /ˌaləˈbɑːstrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrɪn//ˌaləˈbɑːstrɪn/

adjective

  • Of or resembling alabaster.

Origin

Late 16th century. From (i) French alabastrin.

Pronunciation

alabastrine

/ˌaləˈbɑːstrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrʌɪn//ˌaləˈbastrɪn//ˌaləˈbɑːstrɪn/