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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for auriphrygiate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


From Late Latin auriphrigiatus; Latin aurum (gold) + Late Latin phrygiare (to adorn with Phrygian needlework, or with embroidery); perhaps corrupted from some other word.


auriphrygiate (not comparable)

  1. Embroidered or decorated with gold.