Origin of bancoItalian, variant of banca, from Old Italian; see bank2.
- a type of court involving a bench of judges. Quite often, the Banco Court is an appeals court. See also en banc.
- A bank, especially that of Venice; formerly used to indicate bank money, as distinguished from the current money when it has become depreciated.
- banco money
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.