Definition of Aurum

1. n. Gold.



Definition of Aurum

1. Proper noun. a sweet Italian liqueur, having a golden yellow colour, manufactured from brandy, oranges and saffron ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) gold, used in the names of various substances (''see'' '''Derived terms''') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aurum

1. gold [n -S] - See also: gold

Medical Definition of Aurum

1. Synonym: gold. Origin: L. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aurum

auroraphobia
auroras
aurorean
aurorite
aurosome
aurostibite
aurotherapy
aurothioglucose
aurothioglycanide
aurothiomalate
aurothiomalates
aurothiosulfate
aurous
aurovertin
aurulent
aurum (current term)
aurums
auræ
auscult
auscultate
auscultated
auscultates
auscultating
auscultation
auscultations
auscultator
auscultatory
auscultatory alternans
auscultatory gap
auscultatory percussion

Literary usage of Aurum

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1. Scholae Academicae: Some Account of the Studies at the English Universities by Christopher Wordsworth (1877)
"Qui aurum suum jam in nihil convertit, ille 'test nihil in aurum convertere, ... Quanquam vero aurum potest fieri ex nihilo, tamen non potest aduci in ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1890)
"The writer's work is based on fourteen experiments made upon dogs, to determine experimentally the action of aurum bromatum upon epileptic attacks produced ..."

3. Leaders in homoeopathic therapeutics by Eugene Beauharnais Nash (1899)
"When writing of aurum metallicum we might have said something of this combination as a remedy for ... Since then I have prescribed the aurum muriaticum ..."

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