Definition of Green gold

1. Noun. A gold alloy (at least 14 karat gold with silver or silver and cadmium) that has a green appearance.

Generic synonyms: Atomic Number 79, Au, Gold

Definition of Green gold

1. Noun. An alloy of gold and silver, used in some jewellery; electrum. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Gold

green dragon
green energies
green energy
green fallow
green fingers
green flash
green flashes
green fluorescent protein
green fluorescent proteins
green foxtail
green fringed orchis
green frog
green gentian
green gland
green goddess
green gold (current term)
green goods
green gram
green groceries
green haemoglobin
green hairstreak
green hairstreaks
green hellebore
green hellebores
green in the gills
green jersey
green labelling
green lacewing
green lane
green lead ore

Literary usage of Green gold

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1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1858)
"Our way at length becomes a long vista of lemon-trees, forming overhead an arcade of green, gold, and sunlight. Orange-trees BOSSUET. ..."

2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, Charles Robert Cross, John Trowbridge, Samuel Kneeland, George Bliss (1858)
"An alloy of ninety-nine gold and one aluminium is very hard, but malleable ; its color is that of green gold. The alloy of ten aluminium is colorless, ..."

3. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1808)
"... heightened with green gold. " The whole raises in the spectator the most lively images of Glory and Victory, and cannot be beheld without much passion ..."

4. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"Plumage in general green-gold ; throat, neck, and wing-coverts marked with small ... Colour, entirely green-gold, except quill-feathers, which are blackish, ..."

5. Gold, Prices, and Wages Under the Greenback Standard by Wesley Clair Mitchell (1908)
"... January April July October Prices in Prices Prices in Prices Prices in Prices Prices in Prices Green- Gold in Green- Gold in Green- Gold in Green- Gold ..."

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