Definition of Byzant

1. Noun. A gold coin of the Byzantine Empire; widely circulated in Europe in the Middle Ages.

Exact synonyms: Bezant, Bezzant, Solidus
Generic synonyms: Coin



Definition of Byzant

1. n. A gold coin, so called from being coined at Byzantium. See Bezant.

Definition of Byzant

1. Noun. (history) A coin made of gold or silver, minted at Byzantium and used in currency throughout mediaeval Europe. ¹

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Definition of Byzant

1. bezant [n -S] - See also: bezant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Byzant

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bytown
bytownite
bytownites
bytowns
bywalk
bywalks
byway
byways
bywoner
bywoners
byword
bywords
bywork
byworks
byzant (current term)
byzantine
byzantium
byzants
bzzt
bzzzt
béarnaise sauces
béarnaises
béchamel sauce
béchamel sauces
béchamels
béguin
béguins
bête de scène
bête noir

Literary usage of Byzant

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"Бот. ; Boll. Acta SS. Oct. x. 637) ; Mov. 20 (Col. byzant.). ... byzant. " glorious and holy martyr ; " Daniel (Cod. Liturg. iv. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Library of the Boston Athenaeum by Charles Ammi Cutter, Boston Athenaeum (1874)
"(In byzant. hist, ser-, v.IL 1729.) — Same. Epitome; recens. A. Meineke. ... byzant. hist, script., v. 26. 1830. ..."

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