amber adj

see amber, n.

  1. Clear yellow; golden; [fig.] sunny; sunlit or moonlit; shiny with light.
  2. Resin-colored; honey-colored; pollen-colored.

amber n

Fr. ambre < Arab. ambergris, orig. 'grey whale spermaceti', later also 'golden fossil resin'.

  1. Solid yellow fossil resin; stone-like golden resin globule; translucent resinous gem, often found on the Baltic sea shores.
  2. Sunlight; golden yellow light.
  3. Glory; resplendence; heavenly light; [fig.] divine truth; splendor of resurrected beings.
  4. Yellow color; golden hue; [fig.] sun; disk of light on the horizon at sunset.