Argentum



silver. Symbol: Ag.
Historical Examples

Nothing can be more unlike than gold, χρυσος, and aurum; than silver and argentum; than ferrum and σιδηρος.
The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland Daniel Wilson

argentum accepi, dote imperium vendidi—I have received money, and sold my authority for her dowry.
Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign Sources James Wood

argentum tuum versum est in scoriam;’ thy silver is turned into what?
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1864 Various

Clocquet has given as much as fifteen grains in a day, and Ricord has given sixteen grains of argentum chloratum ammoniacale.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 385, May 19, 1883 Various

For instance: argentum vivum will dissipate aurum; and aqua fortis will consume silver as will a starving cow barley.
Told by the Death’s Head Mr Jkai

noun
an obsolete name for silver

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