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noun Stock Exchange.
the conventional unit or quantity in which commodities or securities are bought and sold.
(in a transaction) a quantity of 100 shares of a stock that is active or 10 shares of a stock that is inactive.
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Origin of round lot

First recorded in 1900–05
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