banknote
banknote ank"note`, bank note ank" note`(b[a^][ng]k"n[=o]t`). 1. A promissory note issued by a bank or banking company, payable to the bearer on demand. See also sense 4. [1913 Webster]

Note: In the United States popularly called a {bank bill}. [1913 Webster]

2. Formerly, a promissory note made by a banker, or banking company, payable to a specified person at a fixed date; a bank bill. See {Bank bill}, 2. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

3. A promissory note payable at a bank. [1913 Webster]

4. A promissory note issued by an authorized bank, payable to the bearer on demand and intended to circulate as government-authorized money; in the United States such notes may only be issued by a Federal Reserve Bank; as, he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty banknotes.

Syn: bill, note, government note, bank bill, banker's bill, bank note, Federal Reserve note, greenback. [1913 Webster +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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