Definition for Amber

amber, n. [Fr. ambre < Arab. ambergris, orig. 'grey whale spermaceti', later also 'golden fossil resin'.] (webplay: color, mountain, sea, small, soil).

  1. Solid yellow fossil resin; stone-like golden resin globule; translucent resinous gem, often found on the Baltic sea shores.
  2. Sunlight; golden yellow light.
  3. Glory; resplendence; heavenly light; [fig.] divine truth; splendor of resurrected beings.
  4. Yellow color; golden hue; [fig.] sun; disk of light on the horizon at sunset.

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