symmetallism


sym·met·al·lism

noun \(ˌ)si(m)-ˈme-tə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of SYMMETALLISM

:  a system of coinage in which the unit of currency consists of a particular weight of an alloy of two or more metals

Origin of SYMMETALLISM

syn- + -metallism (as in bimetallism)
First Known Use: circa 1895

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