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



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

  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.

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 [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], 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