Definition of crystalline
- crystalline air
- a crystalline lake
we could see fish swimming beneath the crystalline ice of the frozen lake
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: clear and shining like crystal
: made of or similar to crystal or crystals
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