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argent

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noun ar·gent \ˈär-jənt\

Definition of argent

  1. 1 archaic :  the metal silver; also :  whiteness

  2. 2 :  the heraldic color silver or white

argent

adjective


Origin and Etymology of argent

Middle English, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French, from Latin argentum; akin to Greek argyros silver, argos white, Sanskrit rajata whitish, silvery


First Known Use: 15th century

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