chryselephantine

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chrys·el·e·phan·tine

 (krĭ-sĕl′ə-făn′tēn′, -tīn′)
adj.
Made of gold and ivory, as certain pieces of sculpture or artwork in ancient Greece.

[Greek khrūselephantinos : khrūs-, khrūso-, chryso- + elephās, elephant-, ivory; see elephant.]

chryselephantine

(ˌkrɪsɛlɪˈfæntɪn)
adj
(Art Terms) (of ancient Greek statues) made of or overlaid with gold and ivory
[C19: from Greek khruselephantinos, from khrusos gold + elephas ivory; see elephant]

chryselephantine

Made or decorated with gold and ivory, in the manner of ancient Greek statues.
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