bank note

or bank·note


noun

a promissory note, payable on demand, issued by an authorized bank and intended to circulate as money.

Nearby words

  1. bank indicator,
  2. bank loan,
  3. bank manager,
  4. bank money,
  5. bank night,
  6. bank of england,
  7. bank of issue,
  8. bank on,
  9. bank paper,
  10. bank rate

Origin of bank note

First recorded in 1685–95

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British Dictionary definitions for banknote

banknote

noun

a promissory note issued by a central bank, serving as money
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