money order


noun

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

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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