Definitions for "ormolu"
Keywords:  bronze, gilded, gilt, brass, dor
A variety of brass made to resemble gold by the use of less zinc and more copper in its composition than ordinary brass contains. Its golden color is often heightened by means of lacquer of some sort, or by use of acids. Called also mosaic gold.
brass that imitates gold
Term used to describe decorative objects and furniture mounts of cast and gilt bronze or brass.