plural chon
a monetary subunit of the won (North Korea) see won at Money Table

Word History


Korean chŏn

First Known Use

circa 1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chon was circa 1961

Dictionary Entries Near chon

Cite this Entry

“Chon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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