- silver. Symbol: Ag
Origin of argentum
Examples from the Web for argentum
Historical Examples of argentum
Argentum tuum versum est in scoriam;' thy silver is turned into what?
Nothing can be more unlike than gold, χρυσος, and aurum; than silver and argentum; than ferrum and σιδηρος.The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland
For instance: argentum vivum will dissipate aurum; and aqua fortis will consume silver as will a starving cow barley.Told by the Death's Head
Argentum accepi, dote imperium vendidi—I have received money, and sold my authority for her dowry.
Clocquet has given as much as fifteen grains in a day, and Ricord has given sixteen grains of argentum chloratum ammoniacale.
- an obsolete name for silver