auric

[awr-ik]

adjective Chemistry.

of or containing gold in the trivalent state.

Origin of auric

1830–40; < Latin aur(um) gold + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for auric

auric

adjective

of or containing gold in the trivalent state

Word Origin for auric

C19: from Latin aurum gold

Auric

noun

Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1899–1983, French composer; one of les Six. His works include ballet and film music
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Medicine definitions for auric

auric

[ôrĭk]

adj.

Of, relating to, derived from, or containing gold, especially with valence 3.
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