Dictionary

fractional currency

noun

Definition of FRACTIONAL CURRENCY

1
:  paper money in denominations of less than one dollar issued by the United States 1863–76
2
:  currency in denominations less than the basic monetary unit

First Known Use of FRACTIONAL CURRENCY

1862

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: fractional equationPrevious Word in the Dictionary: fractional burialAll Words Near: fractional currency
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears