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aeneous

or a·ë·ne·ous

[ ey-ee-nee-uhs ]
/ eɪˈi ni əs /
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adjective

bronze-colored: an aeneous beetle.

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Origin of aeneous

1805–15; <Latin aēneus, equivalent to aēn(us) of bronze (ae(s) bronze + -n- adj. suffix) + -eus-eous
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