orichalch


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Orichalch \Or"i*chalch\, n. [L. orichalcum, Gr. ?; 'o`ros,
   mountain + chalko`s brass: cf. F. orichalque.]
   A metallic substance, resembling gold in color, but inferior
   in value; a mixed metal of the ancients, resembling brass; --
   called also aurichalcum, orichalcum, etc.
   [1913 Webster]
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