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banco

adjective ban·co \ˈbaŋ(ˌ)kō, -aiŋ-\

Definition of banco

of a coin, note, or unit of value

  1. :  issued or used by a bank at the time of a depreciated government currency a 19th century Swedish skilling banco denomination a banco taler

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Origin and Etymology of banco

Italian, money of account, bank, bench, variant of banca bank, bench — more at bank


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banco

noun ban·co \"\

Definition of banco

plural

-s

  1. :  an announcement by a bettor in certain gambling games (such as baccarat or chemin-de-fer) signifying that the bettor elects to accept alone the entire sum offered by the banker to meet the bets of all bettors —often used interjectionally

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Origin and Etymology of banco

French, from Italian, total sum offered by the banker in a gambling game, from banco bank, bench


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banco

noun ban·co \"\

Definition of banco

plural

-s

  1. :  a portion of the floodplain or channel of a river cut off and left dry by the shifting of its course

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Origin and Etymology of banco

Spanish, sandbar, bench, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bank bench — more at bench


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