bimetallist

bimetallism

[bahy-met-l-iz-uhm]
noun
1.
the use of two metals, ordinarily gold and silver, at a fixed relative value, as the monetary standard.
2.
the doctrine or policies supporting such a standard.

Origin:
1875–80; bi-1 + metal + -ism

bimetallist, noun
bimetallistic, adjective
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bimetallism (baɪˈmɛtəˌlɪzəm)
 
n
1.  the use of two metals, esp gold and silver, in fixed relative values as the standard of value and currency
2.  the economic policies or doctrine supporting a bimetallic standard
 
bi'metallist
 
n

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