money order


noun

an order for the payment of money, as one issued by one bank or post office and payable at another.

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Origin of money order

First recorded in 1795–1805
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money order

noun

US and Canadian a written order for the payment of a sum of money, to a named payee, obtainable and payable at a post officeAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): postal order
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