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bitcoin

[bit-koin] /ˈbɪtˌkɔɪn/
noun
1.
(often initial capital letter) a digital currency that uses state-of-the-art cryptography, can be issued in any fractional denomination, and has a decentralized distribution system:
stores and online businesses that accept Bitcoin.
2.
a single unit of this currency:
the current value of a bitcoin.
Origin
2005-2010
2005-10; bit3+ coin
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