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ADJECTIVE (2)

1. elaborately or excessively ornamented;
- Example: "flamboyant handwriting"
- Example: "the senator's florid speech"
[syn: aureate, florid, flamboyant]

2. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold;
- Example: "long aureate (or golden) hair"
- Example: "a gold carpet"
[syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aureate \Au"re*ate\, a. [L. aureatus, fr. aureus golden, fr. aurum gold.] Golden; gilded. --Skelton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

aureate adj 1: elaborately or excessively ornamented; "flamboyant handwriting"; "the senator's florid speech" [syn: aureate, florid, flamboyant] 2: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet" [syn: aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden]