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mosaic gold

noun
1.
Chemistry, stannic sulfide.
2.
ormolu (def 1).
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; so called because used in mosaic work
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mosaic gold

/məˈzeɪɪk/
noun
1.
stannic sulphide, esp when suspended in lacquer for use in gilding surfaces
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