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auric

[ awr-ik ]
/ ˈɔr ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.
of or containing gold in the trivalent state.
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Origin of auric

1830–40; <Latin aur(um) gold + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for auric (1 of 2)

auric
/ (ˈɔːrɪk) /

adjective
of or containing gold in the trivalent state

Word Origin for auric

C19: from Latin aurum gold

British Dictionary definitions for auric (2 of 2)

Auric
/ (French ɔrik) /

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

auric
[ ôrĭk ]

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