noun \ˈbe-zənt, bə-ˈzant\

Definition of BEZANT

:  solidus 1
:  a flat disk used in architectural ornament

Origin of BEZANT

Middle English besant, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin Byzantius Byzantine, from Byzantium, ancient name of Istanbul
First Known Use: 13th century


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