cambist

noun
cam·​bist | \ -bə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of cambist

1 : one who deals in bills of exchange or who is skilled in the science and practice of exchange
2 : a table or manual giving the exchange values of moneys, weights, and measures of various countries

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History and Etymology for cambist

French cambiste, from Italian cambista, from cambio + -ista -ist

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“Cambist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cambist. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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