billon /ˈbɪlən/


I. noun [ mass noun]

1. an alloy formerly used for coinage, containing gold or silver with a predominating amount of copper or other base metal.
– origin early 18th cent.: from French, literally ‘bronze or copper money’, in Old French ‘ingot’, from bille (see billet2).

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