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al·a·bas·ter

alabaster

 
pronunciation:
ae l bae str
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hard, white stone that is often translucent. Alabaster is often carved to make statues and ornaments.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: smooth and pale in appearance.
She has to be careful to keep her alabaster skin out of the sun.It was an alabaster moon.
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  rock, stone