Definition of ambery in English:

ambery

Pronunciation /ˈamb(ə)ri/

adjective

  • 1Resembling amber in colour; (translucent) yellowish-brown or golden.

  • 2Resembling or evoking the smell of ambergris (or occasionally perhaps of amber).

    With reference to modern perfumery, see note at "amber".

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Emanuel Mendes da Costa (1717–1791), naturalist. From amber + -y.