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Argentine definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or relating to or characteristic of Argentina or its people; "Argentinian tango" [syn: Argentine, Argentinian] n
1: any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Date: 15th century silver, silvery II. noun Date: 1577 silver; also any of various similar materials

Merriam Webster's

adjective or noun see Argentina

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. (also Argentinian) --adj. of or relating to Argentina in S. America. --n. 1 a native or national of Argentina. 2 a person of Argentine descent. Phrases and idioms: the Argentine Argentina. Etymology: Sp. Argentina (as ARGENTINE)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of silver; silvery. Etymology: F argentin f. argent silver

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Argentine Ar"gen*tine (?; in the 2d sense, commonly ?), a. 1. Pertaining to, or resembling, silver; made of, or sounding like, silver; silvery. Celestial Dian, goddess argentine. --Shak. 2. Of or pertaining to the Argentine Republic in South America.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Argentine Ar"gen*tine, n. [Cf. F. argentin, fr. L. argentum silver.] 1. (Min.) A siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure. 2. White metal coated with silver. --Simmonds. 3. (Zo["o]l.) A fish of Europe (Maurolicus Pennantii) with silvery scales. The name is also applied to various fishes of the genus Argentina. 4. A citizen of the Argentine Republic.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(Argentines) Argentine means the same as Argentinian. ...Argentine agricultural products. ADJ An Argentine is the same as an Argentinian. N-COUNT



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