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Talmi gold

[tahl-mee]
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  1. a metal made by rolling gold on brass, used in making costume jewelry.
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Origin of Talmi gold

1865–70; < German Talmigold counterfeit gold, partial translation of French Tal. mi-or, shortening of Tallois demi-or literally, Tallois half-gold, a copper-zinc alloy with a thin gold coating, named after a 19th-century Parisian inventor
Also called Abyssinian gold.
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