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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electron  \E*lec"tron\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  'h`lektron.  See 
  {Electric}.] 
  Amber;  also  the  alloy  of  gold  and  silver,  called  {electrum}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Electrum  \E*lec"trum\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?.  See  {Electric},  and 
  cf  {Electre},  {Electron}.] 
  1.  Amber. 
 
  2.  An  alloy  of  gold  and  silver,  of  an  amber  color,  used  by 
  the  ancients. 
 
  3.  German-silver  plate.  See  {German  silver},  under  {German}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  electrum 
  n  :  an  alloy  of  gold  and  silver 




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