brass that looks like gold; used to decorate furniture
Golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes.
Made from golden or gilded brass or bronze.
Origin: French or moulu (literally: ground gold)
Ormolu is an 18th-century English term for applying finely ground, high-carat gold in a mercury amalgam to an object of bronze.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
or′mo-lōō, n. an alloy of copper, zinc, and tin: gilt or bronzed metallic ware: gold-leaf prepared for gilding bronze, &c. [Fr. or—L. aurum, gold, moulu, pa.p. of moudre, to grind—L. molāre, to grind.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a name given to bronze or brass of a golden-yellow colour, and resembling gold.
The numerical value of ormolu in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ormolu in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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