Definition of telluride
: a binary compound of tellurium with a more electropositive element or group
Origin and Etymology of telluride
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1832
Definition of Telluride
town in the San Juan Mountains, southwestern Colorado population 2325 ◆Founded as a mining camp, Telluride flourished with the discovery of silver, gold, copper, iron, lead, and zinc nearby. Today it is a ski resort with numerous upscale seasonal homes.
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