Definitions for ormoluˈɔr məˌlu
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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.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a name given to bronze or brass of a golden-yellow colour, and resembling gold.
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