Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. AM-ə-thist  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the name of the purple semi-precious stone, which is derived from the Greek negative prefix (a) and μέθυστος (methystos) meaning "intoxicated, drunk", as it was believed to be a remedy against drunkenness. It is the traditional birthstone of February.

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Entry updated April 5, 2022