Associations to the word «Argentine»


ARGENTINE, adjective. Containing or resembling silver.
ARGENTINE, noun. Any osmeriform fish of the genus Argentina, especially the European argentine, Argentina sphyraena.
ARGENTINE, noun. (mineral) A siliceous variety of calcite, or lime carbonate, having a silvery-white, pearly lustre, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.
ARGENTINE, noun. White metal coated with silver
ARGENTINE, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Argentina.
ARGENTINE, noun. A citizen or descendant abroad of Argentina.
ARGENTINE, proper noun. (archaic) Argentina.
ARGENTINE ANT, noun. An small, black ant belonging to the invasive species Linepithema humilis, originally from Argentina, but now found in many places throughout the world.
ARGENTINE REPUBLIC, proper noun. The official name of Argentina.
ARGENTINE SIGN LANGUAGE, proper noun. A sign language used in Argentina.
ARGENTINE TANGO, noun. A dance on which the ballroom tango is based, with slow intricate footwork.
ARGENTINE TANGOS, noun. Plural of Argentine tango

Dictionary definition

ARGENTINE, noun. Any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes.
ARGENTINE, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Argentina or its people; "Argentinian tango".

Wise words

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