Aurated vs Aurate - What's the difference?

aurated | aurate |


As an adjective aurated

is having or resembling ears or aurated can be resembling or containing gold; gold-coloured; gilded.

As a noun aurate is

(inorganic chemistry) any salt of auric acid.

aurated

English

Etymology 1

Coined based on (etyl) .

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having or resembling ears.
  • * 1831 , George Montagu, James Rennie, Ornithological Dictionary of British Birds (page 242)
  • It must, however, be remarked, that these tufts, or ears, are never erected but when the bird is in a quiescent state.

    Etymology 2

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Resembling or containing gold; gold-coloured; gilded.
  • (chemistry) Combined with auric acid.
  • aurate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (inorganic chemistry) Any salt of auric acid.
  • Derived terms

    * aurate of ammonia * aurate of potassium * chloraurate, chloroaurate * sodium aurate ----