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  • Argenteuil

    a city in N France, on the Seine near Paris. Historical Examples I would have escorted him home safely after emptying our pot of Argenteuil. The Pocket Bible or Christian the Printer Eugne Sue Before them lay the village of Argenteuil, apparently lifeless. Original Short Stories of Maupassant, Volume 1 Guy de Maupassant She had […]

  • Argenti

    variant of , especially before a vowel. a combining form meaning “silver,” used in the formation of compound words: argento-cuprous sulfide. Historical Examples Argentochloride of ammonia; argenti ammonio-chloridum, L. Prep. Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley We traverse the marshes of the Styx, and argenti swims to the boat through the slimy waves. Selected […]

  • Argentic

    of or containing silver and having a valence greater than the corresponding compound. Historical Examples The argentic plate is always ready-at-hand, and the working of it is simplicity itself. Photography in the Studio and in the Field Edward M. Estabrooke These solutions fail to give a precipitate with argentic nitrate. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts […]

  • Argentiferous

    containing ; silver-bearing. Historical Examples Iron and argentiferous lead are mined in small quantities and other ores have been discovered. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 8 Various The gold of Mexico is chiefly found in argentiferous veins, as at Guanaxuato, where it is obtained one ounce in 360. The Exploring Expedition to the […]

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