'ARGENTINE, n. In ichthyology, a genus of fishes of the order of abdominals.Argentina is also a name of the wild tansy, silver-weed.
Like silver; pertaining to silver, or sounding like it. – Johnson.
In mineralogy, a sub-species of carbonate of lime, nearly pure; a mineral of a lamellated or slaty structure; its lamins usually curved or undulated; its surface is shining, or of a pearly luster. It is found in primitive rocks, and frequently in metallic veins. – Cleaveland.
- Pertaining to, or resembling,
silver; made of, or sounding like, silver; silvery.
siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white,
pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure.
- Of or pertaining to the Argentine Republic in
- White metal coated with silver.
- A fish of Europe
(Maurolicus Pennantii) with silvery scales. The name is also applied
to various fishes of the genus Argentina.
- A citizen of the Argentine Republic.