romanite


romanite

romanite [roh-muh-nahyt] ExamplesWord Origin noun

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

Origin of romanite 1890–95; named after Romania; see -ite1 Also called Romanian amber. Examples from the Web for romanite Historical Examples of romanite

  • 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

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