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GOLD LEAF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gold leaf mean? 

GOLD LEAF (noun)
  The noun GOLD LEAF has 1 sense:

1. a very thin form of gold foil

  Familiarity information: GOLD LEAF used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GOLD LEAF (noun)


Sense 1gold leaf [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A very thin form of gold foil

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("gold leaf" is a kind of...):

gold foil (foil made of gold)

Meronyms (substance of "gold leaf"):

atomic number 79; Au; gold (a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia)


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