sycee

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noun sy·cee \ˈsī-ˌsē\

Definition of sycee

plural

sycees

or

sycee

  1. :  silver money made in the form of ingots and formerly used in China —often used before another noun <sycee silver>

Origin and Etymology of sycee

Chinese (Guangdong) sai-sì, literally, fine silk


First Known Use: 1711


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