- 1Denoting, made of, or having the color of gold.More example sentences
- A young groom, eagerly attired, stands before a doorway, which in turn looks out onto a landscape of sun-scarred desert, aureate sands stretching to a blinding, azure sky.
- A gentler, less aureate Archangel, though still cloud-borne, points at the Holy Ghost descending as a dove.
- An enormous crystal chandelier hung in the center of the foyer, and paintings that looked as if they had been painted by Renaissance masters hung in aureate frames on the walls.
- 1.1(Of language) highly ornamented or elaborate.More example sentences
- The poetic line in ‘The Harvest Bow’ was longer, more aureate in its fashioning, more iambic than in his previous two collections.
late Middle English: from late Latin aureatus, from Latin aureus 'golden', from aurum 'gold'.
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