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xAmethyst
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
AM-ə-thist
Meaning
Protected from intoxication
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Amethyst originates in Greek language and is taken from the name of a purle gemstone. The word originally meant "protected from intoxication", since it was believed to protect its owner against being drunk. Amethyst is mainly used in jewelry making and it is also the birthstone of the month of February.

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