- chryse planitia,
- chrysler, walter percy,
Origin of chryselephantine
Examples from the Web for chryselephantine
Chryselephantine, kris-el-e-fan′tin, adj. noting the art of making statues jointly of gold and ivory.
The chryselephantine statue of Zeus at Olympia was his work.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
His greatest work was the chryselephantine statue of Hera for her temple between Argos and Mycenæ.The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art (2nd ed.) (1911)|Charles Mills Gayley
Their hair is short and curls at the back of their heads like the hair of the chryselephantine Hermes.Hymen|Hilda Doolittle
In sculpture he favours the use of varicoloured materials in the manner of the Greek chryselephantine sculpture.
Word Origin for chryselephantine
"overlaid with gold and ivory," 1816, probably via German, from Latinized form of Greek khryselephantinos, from khrysos "gold" (see chrysalis) + elephantinos "made of ivory," from elephans (genitive elephantos) "elephant; ivory" (see elephant).