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bezzant

[bez-uh nt, bih-zant] /ˈbɛz ənt, bɪˈzænt/
noun
1.
bezant (def 1).
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bezant

/ˈbɛzənt; bɪˈzænt/
noun
1.
a medieval Byzantine gold coin
2.
(architect) an ornament in the form of a flat disc
3.
(heraldry) a small gold circle
Word Origin
C13: from Old French besant, from Medieval Latin Bӯzantius Byzantine (coin)
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