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Etymology 1[edit]

Coined based on Latin auris (ear).


aurated (comparative more aurated, superlative most aurated)

  1. Having or resembling ears.
    • 1831, George Montagu, James Rennie, Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds (page 242)
      It must, however, be remarked, that these tufts, or ears, are never erected but when the bird is in a quiescent state. [] When it was asleep or undisturbed, the aurated feathers were very distinguishable, standing above the rest about half an inch []
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Etymology 2[edit]


aurated (not comparable)

  1. Resembling or containing gold; gold-coloured; gilded.
  2. (chemistry) Combined with auric acid or some other compound of gold