A metallic element, constituting the most precious metal used as a common commercial medium of exchange. It has a characteristic yellow color, is one of the heaviest substances known (specific gravity 19.32), is soft, and very malleable and ductile. It is quite unalterable by heat, moisture, and most corrosive agents, and therefore well suited for its use in coin and jewelry. Symbol Au (Aurum). Atomic weight 196.7.
Money; riches; wealth.
A yellow color, like that of the metal; as, a flower tipped with gold.
Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold.
gold in Afrikaans is goue, goud
gold in Danish is guld
gold in Dutch is gulden, gouden
gold in Finnish is kulta
gold in French is or
gold in German is gold, Gold, Gold, golden
gold in Hungarian is arany
gold in Italian is oro
gold in Latin is aurum
gold in Norwegian is gull
gold in Portuguese is ouro
gold in Spanish is oro
gold in Swedish is guld
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