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Relating to or containing gold, especially with valence 1.

[Latin aurum, gold + -ous.]
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(Elements & Compounds) of or containing gold, esp in the monovalent state
[C19: apparently from French aureux, from Late Latin aurōsus gold-coloured, from Latin aurum gold]
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Adj.1.aurous - of or relating to or containing or derived from goldaurous - of or relating to or containing or derived from gold
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