Definition for AU'RATE

AU'RATE, n.2 [L. aurum, gold; Fr. or; from the Heb. and Ch. אור, light, fire, and to shine, from its color; Ir. or; W. aur; Corn. our; Basque, urrea; Arm, aur, gold.]

A combination of auric acid with a base; as aurate of potash.

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