noun, Classical Mythology.
a branch of mistletoe, sacred to Proserpina, that served Aeneas as a pass to the underworld.
- Golden boy
noun phrase A favored and especially gifted boy or man; fair-haired boy: Casey regarded Inman as a brittle golden boy, worried about his image [1937+; popularized by the title of Clifford Odets’s 1937 play about a boxer]
- Golden-brown algae
[gohl-duh n broun] /ˈgoʊl dən ˌbraʊn/ noun 1. a group of mostly marine, motile algae of the phylum Chlorophyta, characterized by the presence of the pigments chlorophyll, carotene, and xanthophyll, which impart golden to yellow-brown colors.
noun 1. a dish consisting of Welsh rabbit topped with a poached egg.
noun 1. an edict of Charles IV, emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, issued in 1356 and in force until the extinction of the empire in 1806, in which the selection of the emperor was entrusted to seven Electors.