aurific /aw rif"ik/, adj.aurification, n.
/awr"euh fuy'/, v.t., aurified, aurifying.
1. to cause to appear golden; gild: Dawn came, and sunlight aurified the lead-gray ocean.
2. to transmute into gold.
[1645-55; AURI-1 + -FY]

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