Orichalcum definitions

A valuable yellow metal known to the ancient Greeks and Romans; now sometimes interpreted as referring to a natural alloy of gold and copper, and sometimes treated as a mythical substance.
noun
0
0

Origin of orichalcum

From Latin orīchalcum, from Ancient Greek ὀρείχαλκος (oreikhalkos), from dative singular of ὄρος (oros, “mountain”) + χαλκός (khalkos, “copper”).