amianthine

adjective

am·​i·​an·​thine
¦amē¦an(t)thə̇n,
ˌthīn
: of, relating to, or like amianthus

Word History

Etymology

amianthus + -ine

First Known Use

1776, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amianthine was in 1776

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“Amianthine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amianthine. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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