am·​ber·​lite | \ -ˌlīt \
plural -s

Definition of amberlite

: a light yellowish brown that is redder, lighter, and stronger than khaki, lighter, stronger, and slightly redder than walnut brown, and lighter and stronger than cinnamon

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First Known Use of amberlite

1937, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amberlite

probably from Amberlite, a trademark for certain resins

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“Amberlite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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