Meaning of argentine

ar•gen•tine

Pronunciation: (är'jun-tin, -tīn"), [key]
— adj.
  1. pertaining to or resembling silver.
—n.
  1. a silvery substance, esp. one obtained from fish scales, used in making imitation pearls.

ar•gen•tine

Pronunciation: (är'jun-tin, -tīn"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various silvery marine fishes, esp. those of the genus Argentina.

Ar•gen•tine

Pronunciation: (är'jun-tēn", -tīn"), [key]
— n.
  1. a native or inhabitant of Argentina.
  2. Argentina (usually prec. by the): They vacationed in the Argentine.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to Argentina.
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