- golden; gilded
- splendid or brilliant, often affectedly so
Origin of aureateMiddle English aureat from Late Latin aureatus from Classical Latin aureus from aurum, gold: see east
- Of a golden color; gilded.
- Inflated and pompous in style.
Origin of aureateMiddle English aureat from Late Latin aureātus from aureus golden from aurum gold
(comparative more aureate, superlative most aureate)