from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of several North American beetles, especially Charidotella sexpunctata, having a golden metallic luster.
- noun A supporter of the gold standard.
- noun A speculator in or a purchaser of gold.
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- noun finance A person with a particularly great enthusiasm for investing in
gold(the metal), an enthusiasm which to others is likely to seem excessive, especially if gold prices are stagnant or falling.
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