• (a.) Containing gold.
  • (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, gold; -- said of those compounds of gold in which this element has its lower valence; as, aurous oxide.

Compare aurous with other words:

aurous vs. durous

atrous vs. aurous

anurous vs. aurous

aureate vs. aurous

aurous vs. univalent

auric vs. aurous

aurous vs. gold