cambist

noun

cam·​bist
-bə̇st
plural -s
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

Word History

Etymology

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 15 Apr. 2024.

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