monometallism

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noun mono·met·al·lism \-ˈme-təl-ˌi-zəm\

Definition of monometallism

  1. :  the adoption of one metal only in a currency

monometallist

play \-təl-ist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of monometallism

International Scientific Vocabulary mon- + -metallism (as in bimetallism)


First Known Use: 1879


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