cryptocurrency

[ krip-toh-kur-uhn-see, -kuhr- ]
/ ˈkrɪp toʊˌkɜr ən si, -ˌkʌr- /

noun

a digital currency or decentralized system of exchange that uses advanced cryptography for security.See also bitcoin.

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Origin of cryptocurrency

First recorded in 2005–10; crypto- + currency
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