- (given name, female, , )
- 1923 CE: Israel Zangwill, The Grey Wig
- : "I love his letters," gushed , bafflingly. "He writes such cute things."
- (rare) (given name, male, , )
- 1901 CE: Frederick Swainson, Acton's Feud
- : I soon saw that the school was not quite good enough for the others ... , the half, generally waltzed round our forwards.
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- A hard yellow to brown translucent fossil resin, used for jewellery.
- A brownish yellow colour.
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- The intermediate light in a set of three traffic lights.
- (biology), (genetics), (biochemistry) A colloquial name used in molecular biology referring to a particular stop codon sequence, "UAG."
Etymology: From Arabic (ARchar, Ù) ("anbar) "ambergris" (now "amber"). ambergris, Ambergris, of animal origin, somehow became confused with the fossil resin, of vegetable origin, so the French language differentiated them as ambre gris, grey amber, and ambre jaune, yellow amber. English adopted this differentiation in the respective forms ambergris and amber.
- Of a brownish yellow colour.
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