Electrum meaning

ĭ-lĕktrəm
An alloy of silver and gold.
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A light-yellow alloy of gold and silver.
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An alloy of gold and silver, used by the ancients; now specifically a natural alloy with between 20 and 50 per cent silver.
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German silver plate.
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Origin of electrum

  • Middle English from Latin ēlectrum amber from Greek ēlektron

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin electrum, from Ancient Greek ἤλεκτρον (ēlektron).

    From Wiktionary