greenbacker


green·back·er

noun \-ˌba-kər\

Definition of GREENBACKER

1
capitalized :  a member of a post-Civil War American political party opposing reduction in the amount of paper money in circulation
2
:  one who advocates a paper currency backed only by the United States government
green·back·ism \-ˌki-zəm\ noun

First Known Use of GREENBACKER

1876

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