aeneous

adjective
ae·​ne·​ous
variants: or less commonly aeneus \ā-​ˈē-​nē-​əs \

Definition of aeneous 

: like brass in color and luster : greenish gold aeneous beetles

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First Known Use of aeneous

1808, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeneous

borrowed from Latin aēneus, aēnus, “of bronze (or another alloy of copper),” from aer-, aes “bronze, brass, copper” + -nus, -n-eus, suffixes of materials

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