lawful money

noun

Definition of lawful money 

1a : any money whether coin or currency that may by the laws of a country be circulated as a medium of exchange — compare legal tender

b : any money recognized in a community as a medium of exchange

2 : money (such as bank reserves) designated as acceptable for a particular purpose

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History and Etymology for lawful money

Middle English laweful moneye, from laweful + moneye money

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