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Definitions for Argentine
ˈɑr dʒənˌtin, -ˌtaɪn; ˌɑr dʒənˈtɪn i ənAr·gen·tine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. argentine(adj)

    any of various small silver-scaled salmon-like marine fishes

  2. Argentine, Argentinian(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Argentina or its people

    "Argentinian tango"


  1. Argentine(n.)

    Argentina; in this sense, usually preceded by the.

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. argentin, fr. L. argentum silver.]


  1. argentine(Noun)

    Any osmeriform fish of the genus Argentina, especially the European argentine, Argentina sphyraena.

  2. argentine(Adjective)

    Containing or resembling silver.

  3. Argentine(Noun)

    An Argentinian.

  4. Argentine(Adjective)

    Argentinian, of, from, or pertaining to Argentina.

  5. Argentine(ProperNoun)


  6. Origin: Old French argentin, from argentum

Webster Dictionary

  1. Argentine(adj)

    pertaining to, or resembling, silver; made of, or sounding like, silver; silvery

  2. Argentine(adj)

    of or pertaining to the Argentine Republic in South America

  3. Argentine(noun)

    a siliceous variety of calcite, or carbonate of lime, having a silvery-white, pearly luster, and a waving or curved lamellar structure

  4. Argentine(noun)

    white metal coated with silver

  5. Argentine(noun)

    a fish of Europe (Maurolicus Pennantii) with silvery scales. The name is also applied to various fishes of the genus Argentina

  6. Argentine(noun)

    a citizen of the Argentine Republic

  7. Origin: [Cf. F. argentin, fr. L. argentum silver.]


  1. Argentine

    Argentine is a community of Kansas City, Kansas, located in the southern part of Wyandotte County. It is bordered on the west by the Turner community, on the east by the Rosedale community, on the south by Johnson County, and on the north by Armourdale community and by the Kansas River. Argentine was primarily recognized for the prosperous silver smeltery for which it was named. Built on the site of a former Shawnee reservation, the proximity of the railroad, local lumber sources, the smeltery, and in later years, steel manufacturing, meant that the city enjoyed a considerable amount of economic success for quite some time. When the smeltery finally closed, the city found itself in the throes of an unprecedented financial crisis and began to seek entry to nearby Kansas City in 1907. Although the community was annexed and became the seventh ward of Kansas City, KS in 1910, the neighborhood retains its own distinct flavor and personality. Prominent nearby landmarks include Argentine Carnegie Library, the grave of the Shawnee prophet Tensquatawa at White Feather Spring, Sauer Castle at 945 Shawnee Road, and the Argentine mural located at 30th Street and Metropolitan Avenue. The neighborhood has its own middle school, Argentine Middle School.

Anagrams for Argentine »

  1. antigreen

  2. tangerine


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Argentine in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Argentine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Argentine in a Sentence

  1. Cesar Cerrudo:

    Cheating the system is part of the Argentine mentality.

  2. Che Guevara, when asked his nationality:

    I am Cuban, Argentine, Bolivian, Peruvian, Ecuadorian, etc... You understand.

  3. Argentine Security Secretary Sergio Berni:

    We received information that El Chapo tried to cross the Chilean/Argentine border.

  4. Mimi Lamantia:

    Even [with] just five weeks of Argentine tango we were able to decrease that medial and lateral sway by 56 percent.

  5. Claudio Avruj:

    We categorically reject everything the military coup stood for, the persecution, the disappearance and death of Argentine and foreign citizens.

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