argent

noun ar·gent \ ˈär-jənt \
Updated on: 9 Jan 2018

Definition of argent

1 archaic : the metal silver; also : whiteness
2 : the heraldic color silver or white

argent

adjective

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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


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