bezant

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From Old French bezant, nominative bezanz, from Latin byzantius (of Byzantium).

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bezant (plural bezants)

  1. (history) A coin made of gold or silver, minted at Byzantium and used in currency throughout mediaeval Europe.
  2. (heraldry) The heraldic representation of a gold coin.

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bezant m (plural bezants)

  1. bezant (coin)

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bezant m (oblique plural bezanz, nominative singular bezanz, nominative plural bezant)

  1. bezant (coin)
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