oroide

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Etymology[edit]

From French, from or (gold) + Ancient Greek εἶδος (eidos, appearance”, “shape”, “form).

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oroide (plural oroides)

  1. An alloy of copper and zinc or tin that has a gold color. It is used in making inexpensive jewelry.