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oroide

[awr-oh-ahyd, ohr-] /ˈɔr oʊˌaɪd, ˈoʊr-/
noun
1.
an alloy containing copper, tin, etc., used to imitate gold.
Also, oreide.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70, Americanism; < French or gold (< Latin aurum) + -oide -oid
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oroide

/ˈɔːrəʊˌaɪd/
noun
1.
an alloy containing copper, tin, and other metals, used as imitation gold
Word Origin
C19: from French or gold + -oid
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