Definition of Aventurin

1. Noun. (alternative form of aventurine) ¹



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Definition of Aventurin

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aventurin

avenious
avenir
avenirs
avenor
avenors
avens
avenses
aventail
aventails
aventre
aventred
aventres
aventring
aventure
aventures
aventurin (current term)
aventurine
aventurines
aventurins
avenue
avenues
aver
average
average Joe
average Joes
average atomic mass
average bear
average bears
average cost
average flow rate

Literary usage of Aventurin

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1. A Handbook of chemical technology by Johannes Rudolf Wagner, Rudolf Wagner, William Crookes (1877)
"The Bavarian and Bohemian glass-houses produce an aventurin glass rivalling the original. Von Pettenkofer has prepared aventurin glass direct from ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"See aventurin.— Lustrous glaze, a name given to the extremely thin glaze of certain kinds of pottery, especially Greek, Egyptian, etc., ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"... constitutes likewise the crystalline spangles contained in aventurin glass (i. 477), which in fact lie has produced by fusing ..."

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