a mine yielding gold.
a source of great wealth or profit, or any desirable thing.
a copious source or reserve of something required:
a gold mine of information about antiques.
a place where gold ore is mined
a source of great wealth, profit, etc
late 15c., from gold + mine (n.). Figurative use by 1882.
A rich, plentiful source of wealth or some other desirable thing, as in That business proved to be a gold mine, or She’s a gold mine of information about the industry. [ First half of 1800s ]
[gohld-mahy-ner] /ˈgoʊldˌmaɪ nər/ noun 1. a person who mines or works in a .
noun 1. the act or process of mining gold.
noun 1. a yellow-flowered Eurasian plant, Camelina sativa, widespread as a weed, esp in flax fields, and formerly cultivated for its oil-rich seeds: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
noun 1. a former U.S. bank note payable in gold coin. noun 1. (in the US) another name for gold certificate