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ormolu

noun, or·mo·lu often attributive \ˈr-mə-ˌlü\

Definition of ORMOLU

:  golden or gilded brass or bronze used for decorative purposes (as in mounts for furniture)

Origin of ORMOLU

French or moulu, literally, ground gold
First Known Use: 1765

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