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  • n. Gold in the form of very small pieces, or flour gold.
  • n. Anything of great value.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. fine particles of gold, such as are obtained in placer mining; -- often used as money, being transferred by weight.
  • n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Gold occurring naturally in a state of fine subdivision.—
  • n. A plant, Alyssum saxatile, so called from the profusion of its small yellow flowers. Also called goldbasket.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the particles and flakes (and sometimes small nuggets) of gold obtained in placer mining

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