jetton

jetton

[jet-n]
noun
an inscribed counter or token.

Origin:
1755–65; < French jeton, equivalent to jet(er) to throw, cast up (accounts), reckon (see jet1) + -on noun suffix

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jetton (ˈdʒɛtən)
 
n
a counter or token, esp a chip used in such gambling games as roulette
 
[C18: from French jeton, from jeter to cast up (accounts); see jet1]

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