Definition of aureate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    aureate

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈɔːriət//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːriət//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1decorated in a complicated way an aureate style of writing
  2. 2made of gold or of the colour of gold synonym golden
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from late Latin aureatus, from Latin aureus ‘golden’, from aurum ‘gold’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aureate