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auric

[ awr-ik ]
/ ˈɔr ɪk /
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adjective Chemistry.

of or containing gold in the trivalent state.

RELATED WORDS

gilt, halcyon, aureate, gilded, aurelian, auriferous, aurous, blond, blonde, dusty, honeyed, straw, tan, tawny, wheat, caramel, flaxen, ochroid

Nearby words

aureole, aureolin, aureomycin, aureus, auri-, auric, auricle, auricle atrialis, auricula, auricula atrii, auricular

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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Medicine definitions for auric

auric

[ ôrĭk ]

adj.

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