oroide

noun
oro·​ide | \ˈōrəˌwīd\
variants: or oreide \-​rēˌīd \
plural -s

Definition of oroide 

: an alloy chiefly of copper and zinc or tin that resembles gold in color and brilliancy and is used in making cheap jewelry

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History and Etymology for oroide

French oréide, probably from or gold (from Middle French) + -éide (from Greek eidos form)

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