Aurum



gold. Symbol: Au.
Historical Examples

The acid of vitriol being poured on aurum fulminans likewise deprives it of its fulminating quality.
Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed. Pierre Joseph Macquer

It was collected every four years, whence the aurum lustrale.
A Manual of Ancient History A. H. L. (Arnold Hermann Ludwig) Heeren

The basis of these is said to be aurum musivum, or bisulphide of tin.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

By stirring gold-coloured mica spangles or talc, or aurum musivum, into the melted resins just before they begin to cool.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

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

You would have a peep at my aurum potabiles in dat little casket—my multum in parvo?
Rob of the Bowl, Vol. I (of 2) John P. Kennedy

Neve aurum addito, ast quoi auro dentes vincti erunt, im cum illo sepelire et utere, se fraude esto.
The Works of Sir Thomas Browne Thomas Browne

Mel was an experienced jetmariner who had gone on the Swift expedition to aurum City, the underwater ruins of a lost civilization.
Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung Victor Appleton

The basis of this preparation is the aurum musivum, or bisulphuret of tin.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley

He calls it aurum volatile, and speaks of its being useful in medicine.
A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, Volume I (of 2) Johann Beckman

noun
(obsolete) gold

aurum au·rum (ôr’əm)
n.
Gold.

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