Definitions of electrum

  1. Amber. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. An alloy of gold and silver, of an amber color, used by the ancients. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. German-silver plate. See German silver, under German. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Amber; an alloy of gold with a fifth part of silver; a variety of gold are of a pale brass colour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Amber; an alloy of gold and silver; gold ore of a light brass colour, and containing more than 20 per cent of silver. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for electrum

  1. Traffic, get gain, electrum from the mine Of Lydia, and the gold of Ind! – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  2. It is an electrum and magic and the observance of the hour have nothing to do with it. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt