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An alloy of silver and gold.

[Middle English, from Latin ēlectrum, amber, from Greek ēlektron.]


(Metallurgy) an alloy of gold (55–88 per cent) and silver used for jewellery and ornaments
[C14: from Latin, from Greek ēlektron amber]


(ɪˈlɛk trəm)

an amber-colored alloy of gold and silver used in antiquity.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin < Greek ḗlektron amber]
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Noun1.electrum - an alloy of gold and silverelectrum - an alloy of gold and silver    
alloy, metal - a mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
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And a wonder it was to see; for its whole orb was a-shimmer with enamel and white ivory and electrum, and it glowed with shining gold; and there were zones of cyanus (2) drawn upon it.
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The Septuagint has electrum, this is used in JPS 1917.
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email (electronic mail) < electronics < electron < electric < amber (Latin electrum.
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Saul (Oryx, Paris, France) examined the historical use of the word electrum for both amber and for the naturally occurring alloy of gold and silver.
The white variety is typically homogenous silverish gold (up to 40 % Ag) that could be classified as electrum (Table 1; Fig.
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