argentine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French argentin (silvery), from Latin argentum (silver)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtiːn/, /ˈɑː(ɹ).dʒənˌtaɪn/

Adjective[edit]

argentine (comparative more argentine, superlative most argentine)

  1. Containing or resembling silver.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Shakespeare
      Celestial Dian, goddess argentine.

Noun[edit]

argentine (plural argentines)

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  1. Any osmeriform fish of the genus Argentina, especially the European argentine, Argentina sphyraena.
  2. (mineralogy) A siliceous variety of calcite, or lime carbonate, having a silvery-white, pearly lustre, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.
  3. white metal coated with silver
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Simmonds to this entry?)

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

argentine

  1. feminine form of argentin

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

argentine f

  1. Feminine plural form of argentino

Noun[edit]

argentine f

  1. plural form of argentina

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

argentine

  1. vocative masculine singular of argentinus