the region surrounding the north or south geomagnetic pole in which the auroral phenomena take place.
noun a fear of the Northern or Southern Lights Word Origin aurora ‘dawn, streamers of light’
- Aurore sauce
noun a béchamel sauce with tomato purée added to make it pink Examples Delicate Aurore sauce can be served with fish and egg dishes. Word Origin from Aurore, France Usage Note cooking
belonging to the dawn; auroral. Historical Examples There—get such foolish thoughts out of your head, and give me one more sitting, darling, for this aurorean veil of hair. Miles Tremenhere, Vol 1 of 2 Annette Marie Maillard
Chemistry. of or containing gold in the univalent state. of or containing gold. Historical Examples Formed by treating the aurous chloride with strong potassium hydrate. Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley adjective of or containing gold, esp in the monovalent […]