from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An alloy of copper, nickel, tungsten, and aluminium, formerly used by jewellers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alloy consisting of copper, nickel, tungsten, and aluminium; -- used by jewelers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of aluminium bronze, the ingredients of which are copper 1,000 parts, nickel 700, antimony 50, and aluminium 20.
  • n. A trade-name of several alloys intended for ornamental use. One of them consists of copper alloyed with nickel, aluminium, and tungsten.


Probably from aluminium and Latin argentum silver. (Wiktionary)


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