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

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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“Aeneous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeneous. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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