A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.
- A hard translucent yellow, orange, or brownish-yellow fossil resin, used for making jewelry and other ornamental objects.
- A brownish yellow.
- Having the color of amber; brownish-yellow.
- Made of or resembling amber: an amber necklace.