I. A stone, composed of carbonate of lime (not of gypsum, like the modern alabaster), alabaster-stone; also called onyx and onychites, from which unguent and perfume boxes were made, Plin. 36, 8, 12, § 60.—
II. A precious stone found in the region of the Egyptian town Alabastron, Plin. 37, 10, 54, § 143.