Orichalch
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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  • orichalch — or·i·chalch …   English syllables

  • orichalch — noun see orichalc …   Useful english dictionary

  • aurichalcum — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orichalcum — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Oricalche — Or i*calche ([o^]r [i^]*k[a^]lk), n. [Obs.] See {Orichalch}. [1913 Webster] Costly oricalche from strange Ph[oe]nice. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Orichalceous — Or i*chal ce*ous, a. Pertaining to, or resembling, orichalch; having a color or luster like that of brass. Maunder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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