Definition of aeneous
: like brass in color and luster : greenish gold aeneous beetles
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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at 1ore
First Known Use: 1808
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