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bitcoin

[ bit-koin ]
/ ˈbɪtˌkɔɪn /
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noun

(often initial capital letter) a type of digital currency that uses state-of-the-art cryptography, can be issued in any fractional denomination, and has a decentralized distribution system: stores and online businesses that accept Bitcoin.
a single unit of this currency: the current value of a bitcoin.

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Origin of bitcoin

First recorded in 2005–10; bit3 + coin
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