silvern

adjective
sil·​vern | \ ˈsil-vərn How to pronounce silvern (audio) \

Definition of silvern

1 : made of silver
2 : resembling or characteristic of silver : silvery

First Known Use of silvern

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Silvern.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silvern. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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