See also: Banknote, banknotē, and bank note

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Banknote of the United States

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From bank +‎ note.

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banknote (plural banknotes)

  1. A piece of currency made of paper or polymer. [from 18th c.]
  2. (now historical) A promissory note issued by a bank, payable at a given time to a specific beneficiary. [from 17th c.]
    • 1728, John Gay, The Beggar's Opera, I.4:
      Was Captain Macheath here this Morning, for the Bank-notes he left with you last Week?

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 banknote on Latvian Wikipedia

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Borrowed from Italian banconota (banknote), probably via another language (cf. German Banknote, Russian банкно́т (banknót), банкно́та (banknóta)).

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banknote f (5th declension)

  1. banknote, bill (piece of paper currency, printed by a (central) bank)
    desmit latu banknotea 10-lats banknote
    banknošu apmaiņathe exchange of banknotes
    banknošu nodrošinājumsbanknote security

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