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of, pertaining to, containing, or resembling silver.
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Silver-like; pertaining to, resembling, or sounding like silver; argental.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

Another ore of gold is the alloy with silver, or argental gold, the electrum of Pliny, so called from its amber shade.
A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure


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