symmetalism

[ sim-met-l-iz-uh m ]
/ sɪmˈmɛt lˌɪz əm /

noun

the use of two or more metals, such as gold and silver, combined in assigned proportions as a monetary standard.

Nearby words

  1. symbology,
  2. symbrachydactyly,
  3. symington,
  4. symington, william stuart,
  5. symmachus,
  6. symmetallism,
  7. symmetrel,
  8. symmetric,
  9. symmetric difference,
  10. symmetric function

Origin of symmetalism

1890–95; sym- + -metallism, as in bimetallism

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