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aeneous

[ey-ee-nee-uh s] /eɪˈi ni əs/
adjective
1.
bronze-colored:
an aeneous beetle.
Also, aëneous.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < Latin aēneus, equivalent to aēn(us) of bronze (ae(s) bronze + -n- adj. suffix) + -eus -eous
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