- 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 aureatus, from aureus, golden, from aurum, gold.
(comparative more aureate, superlative most aureate)