n. Chemical symbol, Au; atomic weight, 196.7. A precious metal remarkable on account of its unique and beautiful yellow color, luster, high specific gravity, and freedom from liability to rust or tarnish when exposed to the air.n. Hence, figuratively Money; riches; wealth.n. Anything very valuable or highly prized; anything regarded as very precious, or as of pure or sterling quality.n. A bright-yellow color, like that of the metal gold; also, gilding: as, a flower edged with gold.n. In archery, the exact center of the target, so called because marked with gold, or of a gold color; hence, a shot that strikes the center: as, to secure a gold.n. [English dial. also goolds (ef. Sc. gool, gule, gules, the corn-marigold), ⟨ ME. gold, goold, guld, merely a particular use of gold, the metal. Cf. marigold.] The marigold, Calendula officinalis.n. Tho corn-marigold, Chrysanthemum segetum.n. The turnsol; heliotrope.n. A sulphid of tin, the aurum musivum of the ancients.Made of, consisting of, or like gold; golden; gilded: as, a gold chain; gold color.Thin plates of gilded metal, especially of yellow metal or brass gilded.