What does amber mean?
The definition of amber
Am”ber, n.
Etym: [OE. aumbre, F. ambre, Sp. ámbar, and with the Ar. article, alámbar, fr. Ar. ‘anbar ambergris.]

1 (Min.)
A yellowish translucent resin resembling copal, found as a fossil in alluvial soils, with beds of lignite, or on the seashore in many places. It takes a fine polish, and is used for pipe mouthpieces, beads, etc., and as a basis for a fine varnish. By friction, it becomes strongly electric.
2 Amber color, or anything amber-colored; a clear light yellow; as, the amber of the sky.
3 Ambergris. [Obs.] You that smell of amber at my charge. Beau. & Fl.
4 The balsam, liquidambar. Black amber, and old and popular name for jet.

Am”ber, a.
1 Consisting of amber; made of amber. “Amber bracelets.” Shak.
2 Resembling amber, especially in color; amber-colored. “The amber morn.” Tennyson.
Am”ber, v. t. [p. p. & p. a. Ambered .]
1 To scent or flavor with ambergris; as, ambered wine.
2 To preserve in amber; as, an ambered fly.