green gold

noun

: an alloy of 14 to 18 karat gold that is greenish in color and employs either silver or silver plus cadmium or zinc as the alloying metal

Word History

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of green gold was in 1697

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“Green gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/green%20gold. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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