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Diminutive from aureus (golden; gilded) +‎ -olus, from aurum (gold).



aureolus (feminine aureola, neuter aureolum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Made of gold, golden.
  2. Adorned, covered or decorated with gold, gilded.
  3. Of the color of gold, golden.
  4. (figuratively) Golden, beautiful, splendid, magnificent, excellent.


First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative aureolus aureola aureolum aureolī aureolae aureola
Genitive aureolī aureolae aureolī aureolōrum aureolārum aureolōrum
Dative aureolō aureolō aureolīs
Accusative aureolum aureolam aureolum aureolōs aureolās aureola
Ablative aureolō aureolā aureolō aureolīs
Vocative aureole aureola aureolum aureolī aureolae aureola


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  • aureolus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aureolus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aureolus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • aureolus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • aureolus”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray