schiller

noun
schil·​ler | \ ˈshi-lər How to pronounce schiller (audio) \

Definition of schiller

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a bronzy iridescent luster (as of a mineral)

Schiller

biographical name
Schil·​ler | \ ˈshi-lər How to pronounce Schiller (audio) \

Definition of Schiller (Entry 2 of 2)

(Johann Christoph) Friedrich von 1759–1805 German poet and dramatist

First Known Use of schiller

Noun

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for schiller

Noun

German

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“Schiller.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schiller. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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