precious metal


noun

a metal of the gold, silver, or platinum group.

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Related Words for precious metal

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Historical Examples of precious metal

  • Here then in Franklin county it is recorded that the last horse belonging to Coronado and his band of precious-metal hunters died.

    Collection of Nebraska Pioneer Reminiscences

    Nebraska Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution


British Dictionary definitions for precious metal

precious metal

noun

any of the metals gold, silver, or platinum
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