moneychanger

[muhn-ee-cheyn-jer]
noun
1.
a person whose business is the exchange of currency, usually of different countries, at a fixed or official rate.
2.
a portable device consisting of conjoined vertical tubes for holding coins of different sizes and a mechanism for dispensing change, usually having a clip for attachment to a belt.
Also, money changer, money-changer.


Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; see money, changer

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moneychanger (ˈmʌnɪˌtʃeɪndʒə)
 
n
1.  a person engaged in the business of exchanging currencies or money
2.  chiefly (US) a machine for dispensing coins

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Dispute your currency exchange if the amount you calculate doesn't match up with the amount the moneychanger gives you.
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