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aurous

[awr-uh s] /ˈɔr əs/
adjective
1.
Chemistry. of or containing gold in the univalent state.
2.
of or containing gold.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; aur-1 + -ous
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British Dictionary definitions for aurous

aurous

/ˈɔːrəs/
adjective
1.
of or containing gold, esp in the monovalent state
Word Origin
C19: apparently from French aureux, from Late Latin aurōsus gold-coloured, from Latin aurum gold
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