- of or containing gold in the trivalent state.
Origin of auric
1830–40; < Latin aur(um) gold + -ic
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Green powder, somewhat soluble in potassium hydrate solution, and readily decomposing into metallic gold and auric oxide.
Aur′ated, gold-coloured: compounded with auric acid; Aur′eate, gilded: golden.
Each mental state, or emotional manifestation, has its own particular shade or combination of shades of auric coloring.
Under great emotional excitement the auric flames move around in swift circling whirlpools, or else swirl away from a centre.
In some cases these thought forms survive in the auric body for some little time, and then gradually fade away.The Human Aura
- of or containing gold in the trivalent state
C19: from Latin aurum gold
- Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1899–1983, French composer; one of les Six. His works include ballet and film music
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- Of, relating to, derived from, or containing gold, especially with valence 3.
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