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[From its use in making mosaics.]
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(Elements & Compounds) stannic sulphide, esp when suspended in lacquer for use in gilding surfaces
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|Noun||1.||mosaic gold - a yellow pigment sometimes suspended in lacquer|
pigment - dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)
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