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noun am·ber \ˈam-bər\

: a hard orange-yellow substance that can be polished and used for jewelry and other decorations

: a dark orange-yellow color

Full Definition of AMBER

1
:  a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin that takes a fine polish and is used chiefly in making ornamental objects (as beads)
2
:  a variable color averaging a dark orange yellow

Origin of AMBER

Middle English ambre, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin ambra, from Arabic ʽanbar ambergris
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with AMBER

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adjective

Definition of AMBER

1
:  consisting of amber
2
:  resembling amber; especially :  having the color amber

First Known Use of AMBER

15th century
AMBER Defined for Kids

amber

noun am·ber \ˈam-bər\

Definition of AMBER for Kids

1
:  a hard yellowish to brownish clear substance that is a fossil resin from trees long dead and that can be polished and used in making ornamental objects (as beads)
2
:  a dark orange yellow :  the color of honey
Medical Dictionary

amber

noun am·ber \ˈam-bər\

Medical Definition of AMBER

:  a hard yellowish to brownish translucent fossil resin that takes a fine polish and is used chiefly in making ornamental objects (as beads)
amber adjective
June 30, 2015
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