ametiste (s.xii1/3)

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ametiste (s.xii1/3)

[ FEW: 24,436a amethystus; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,104b ametiste; TL: 5,1275 ametiste; DEAF:  ametiste; DMF:  améthyste; TLF:  améthyste; OED:  amethyst n.; MED:  amatist(e n.; DMLBS: 76c amethystus ]
amestiste,  amestite,  ametistis,  ametistre;  amatiste,  amatistre;  amastite; 
Latin amatistus,  ametistus; 
Latin? amatitis  


1lapid.amethyst, precious stone of a violet or purple colour
( 1121-25; MS: s.xiv1 )  Cruz e fertres […] Bien engemmet de amestistes  676
( s.xii1/3; MS: s.xiiiex )  Ametistus (var. (N: s.xiv1) Ametistis) il est purprin  274.254
( 1121-35; MS: s.xii3/3 )  Amatistus mustre, ceo qui, Le martire que Deus sufri  2998
( MS: s.xv )  Pur flurs de femme, si ele ad trop. Amatistes la ly donez a beivre  175.E677
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