Origin of aurum
Examples from the Web for aurum
The gold bronze is usually made of Dutch gold (an alloy of copper and zinc) and of the bisulphide of tin (aurum musivum).
Mel was an experienced jetmariner who had gone on the Swift expedition to Aurum City, the underwater ruins of a lost civilization.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung|Victor Appleton
Come, we must drink it, for it is aurum potabile, and this horse here shall be sold to pay my welcome.Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.|Francois Rabelais
Quanto prudentius in homines quam in lapides, et in aurum impensas facere.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
It was supposed that aurum potabile was a sovereign remedy in some cases.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer