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jetton

[ jet-n ]
/ ˈdʒɛt n /
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noun

an inscribed counter or token.

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Origin of jetton

1755–65; <French jeton, equivalent to jet(er) to throw, cast up (accounts), reckon (see jet1) + -on noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for jetton

jetton
/ (ˈdʒɛtən) /

noun

a counter or token, esp a chip used in such gambling games as roulette

Word Origin for jetton

C18: from French jeton, from jeter to cast up (accounts); see jet 1
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