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silvery, resembling silver
(Ag) silver


1. the heraldic color silver or white 2. silvery or white in color

argent
\ar"gent\ (&?;), n. [f. argent, fr. l. argentum, silver; akin to gr. 'a`rgyros silver, 'argo`s, 'argh`s, white, bright, skr. rajata white, silver, raj to shine, ir. arg white, milk, airgiod silver, money, and l. arguere to make clear. see argue.]
1. silver, or money. [archaic]
2. (fig. & poet.) whiteness; anything that is white. the polished argent of her breast.
3. (her.) the white color in coats of arms, intended to represent silver, or, figuratively, purity, innocence, beauty, or gentleness; -- represented in engraving by a plain white surface.
argent
\ar"gent\, a. made of silver; of a silvery color; white; shining. yonder argent fields above.
argent
adj : lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair [syn: silver, silvery, silverish]
n : a metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance



In heraldry, argent is the tincture of silver, and belongs to the class of light tinctures, called "metals". It is very frequently depicted as white and usually considered interchangeable with it. In engravings and line drawings, regions to be tinctured argent are either left blank or indicated with the abbreviation ar. in them.

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Noun
1. a metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
(hypernym) tincture
Adjective
1. lustrous gray; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair"
(synonym) silver, silvery, silverish
(similar) achromatic


(n.)
Whiteness; anything that is white.
   (n.)
The white color in coats of arms, intended to represent silver, or, figuratively, purity, innocence, beauty, or gentleness; -- represented in engraving by a plain white surface.
   (n.)
Silver, or money.
   (a.)
Made of silver; of a silvery color; white; shining.
  

Heraldic for silver or white, a metal , along with gold (or ).


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