Definitions for Bullionˈbʊl yən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bul•lionˈbʊl yən(n.)

  1. gold or silver considered in mass rather than in value.

  2. gold or silver in the form of bars or ingots.

    Category: Metallurgy

  3. lace, embroidery, or trimming worked with gold or silver threads, wire, or cord.

    Category: Clothing

Origin of bullion:

1300–50; ME: melted mass of gold or silver < AL bulliō lit., a boiling

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bullion(noun)

    a mass of precious metal

  2. bullion(noun)

    gold or silver in bars or ingots

Wiktionary

  1. bullion(Noun)

    A bulk quantity of precious metal, usually gold or silver, assessed by weight and typically cast as ingots.

  2. Origin: From bulloin, bullioun, from xno, of obscure origin, perhaps from bouillon, extending the sense to that of 'melting'. seems to have come from the unrelated .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bullion(noun)

    uncoined gold or silver in the mass

  2. Bullion(noun)

    base or uncurrent coin

  3. Bullion(noun)

    showy metallic ornament, as of gold, silver, or copper, on bridles, saddles, etc

  4. Bullion(noun)

    heavy twisted fringe, made of fine gold or silver wire and used for epaulets; also, any heavy twisted fringe whose cords are prominent


Translations for Bullion

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bullion(noun)

gold or silver in bulk, not made into coins.

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