ἀμέθυστος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀμέθυστος, οῦ, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
amethustos
Simplified transliteration: 
amethustos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
271
GK Number: 
287
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2b
Gloss: 
amethyst, usually purple or violet in color
Definition: 
an amethyst, a gem of a deep purple or violet color, so called from its supposed efficacy in keeping off drunkenness, Rev. 21:20*

Greek-English Concordance for

Revelation 21:20 the fifth onyx, the sixth carnelian, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth chrysoprase, the eleventh jacinth, the twelfth amethyst (amethustos | ἀμέθυστος | nom sg fem).