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noun
currency in paper form, such as government and bank notes, as distinguished from metal currency.
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Origin of paper money

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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paper money

noun
paper currency issued by the government or the central bank as legal tender and which circulates as a substitute for specie
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