aeneous

/ay ee"nee euhs/, adj.
bronze-colored: an aeneous beetle. Also, aëneous.
[1805-15; < L aeneus, equiv. to aen(us) of bronze (ae(s) bronze + -n- adj. suffix) + -eus -EOUS]

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