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Noun: alabaster  'a-lu,bas-tu(r)
  1. A compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving
     
  2. A hard compact kind of calcite
    - oriental alabaster, onyx marble, Mexican onyx
     
  3. A very light white
Adjective: alabaster  'a-lu,bas-tu(r)
  1. Of or resembling alabaster
    "alabaster statue";
    - alabastrine

Derived forms: alabasters

Type of: calcite, gypsum, white, whiteness

Encyclopedia: Alabaster, Alabama