Definitions for ormoluˈɔr məˌlu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ormolu(noun)

    brass that looks like gold; used to decorate furniture


  1. ormolu(Noun)

    Golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes.

  2. ormolu(Adjective)

    Made from golden or gilded brass or bronze.

  3. Origin: French or moulu (literally: ground gold)


  1. Ormolu

    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

  1. Ormolu

    a name given to bronze or brass of a golden-yellow colour, and resembling gold.

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