- A purple or violet form of transparent quartz used as a gemstone.
- A purple variety of corundum used as a gemstone.
- A moderate purple to grayish reddish purple.
[Middle English amatist, from Old French, from Latin amethystus, from Greek amethustos, not drunk or intoxicating, remedy for intoxication]
The above is the meaning of Amethyst, but this one is in Chennai and a cool place (literally too, see the greenery around) to have a snack, coffee or a lunch and visit the florist, see an exhibition too. The Old Sundar Mahal has been converted to whats standing now, is a popular place to all ages to meet and discuss movies, theatre, business or even an interview.