romanite

[roh-muh-nahyt]
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noun

a fossil resin similar to amber, used for jewelry.

Nearby words

  1. romanic,
  2. romanicist,
  3. romanicite,
  4. romanism,
  5. romanist,
  6. romanize,
  7. romano,
  8. romano, giulio,
  9. romano-,
  10. romanov

Origin of romanite

1890–95; named after Romania; see -ite1

Also called Romanian amber.

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Examples from the Web for romanite

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

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  • I store sometimes in bulk in a cellar under the house, and find that Winesap and Romanite keep the best.

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  • I store apples in bulk in a cellar, and find the Romanite and Missouri Pippin keep the best.

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