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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Containing gold.

Usage examples (34)
  • The idea is exploded that auriferous lodes necessarily improve in value with depth.
  • The place which I know as auriferous is some miles distant, the way rugged.
  • You know something of what I think you call auriferous geology.
  • This "auriferous" town is indeed a marvellous place, lying on the crest of a hill at an elevation of 5,000 feet above the level of the sea. for more
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