What does bracteate mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bracteate, bracted(adj)

    having bracts


  1. bracteate(Noun)

    A bracteate coin or other object.

  2. bracteate(Adjective)

    Having bracts.

  3. bracteate(Adjective)

    Made of thin, beaten metal (of coins, ornaments etc. with a hollow underside).

  4. Origin: From bracteatus, from bractea.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bracteate(adj)

    having a bract or bracts


  1. Bracteate

    A bracteate is a flat, thin, single-sided gold medal worn as jewelry that was produced in Northern Europe predominantly during the Migration Period of the Germanic Iron Age. The term is also used for thin discs, especially in gold, to be sewn onto clothing in the ancient world, as found for example in the ancient Persian Oxus Treasure, and also later silver coins produced in central Europe during the early Middle Ages. There are also similar pieces from the neighboring Huns in the style of Gupta and Roman coinage.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bracteate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bracteate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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