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bimetallism

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Noun
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bi=met=al=lism

CIDE DICTIONARY

bimetallismn. [F. bimétalisme.].
     The legalized use of two metals (as gold and silver) in the currency of a country, at a fixed relative value; -- in opposition to monometallism.  [1913 Webster]
    " The words bimétallisme and monométallisme are due to M. Cernuschi [1869]."  Littr'82.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bimetallism, n. a system of allowing the unrestricted currency of two metals (e.g. gold and silver) at a fixed ratio to each other, as coined money.

Derivative
bimetallist n.

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