meaning of Amethyst

Amethyst meaning in Names Dictionary

A precious rock.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: feminine


Amethyst meaning in Etymology Dictionary

violet quartz, late 13c., ametist, from Old French ametiste (modern-day French am


Amethyst meaning in General Dictionary

of a modest purple shade

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  • a transparent purple variety of quartz; used as a gemstone
  • multiple crystallized quartz, of a purple or bluish violet color, of different shades. It is much used as a jeweler's stone.
  • A purple color in a nobleman's escutcheon, or coat of arms.

Amethyst meaning in Symbols Dictionary

Like numerous gemstones, the amethyst possesses a variety of symbolic definitions.


Amethyst - German to English

amethyst [SiO2]

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  • bishop's rock

Amethyst meaning in General Dictionary

many different crystallized quartz, of a purple or bluish violet color, various colors. It is a lot used as a jeweler's stone.

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  • A purple color in a nobleman's escutcheon, or coat of arms.

Sentence Examples with the word Amethyst

He knelt in front of her, gazing into amethyst eyes that openly adored him.

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