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1. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc, of gold.

2. A banker.

The goldsmiths of london formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely.

(Science: zoology) goldsmith beetle, a large, bright yellow, American beetle (Cotalpa lanigera), of the family Scarabaeidae

Origin: as. Goldsmi. See gold, and Smith.