romanite

[ roh-muh-nahyt ]

noun
  1. a fossil resin similar to amber, used for jewelry.

Origin of romanite

1
1890–95; named after Romania; see -ite1
  • Also called Romanian amber.

Words Nearby romanite

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How to use romanite in a sentence

  • Store for winter use in boxes in cellar successfully; find romanite and Winesap keep best; lose about one-fourth.

    The Apple | Various
  • I store only for home use, in boxes in my cellar, and find that Rawle's Janet and romanite are the best keepers.

    The Apple | Various
  • I store apples in bulk in a cellar, and find the romanite and Missouri Pippin keep the best.

    The Apple | Various
  • I store sometimes in bulk in a cellar under the house, and find that Winesap and romanite keep the best.

    The Apple | Various
  • Have tried and discarded Big romanite; it is a good grower but a poor bearer.

    The Apple | Various