Variant of medal
- a small, flat piece of metal with a design or inscription stamped or inscribed on it, made to commemorate some event, or awarded for some distinguished action, merit, etc.
- a similar piece of metal with a religious figure or design, worn or carried as an aid to piety
Origin: Fr médaille from Italian medaglia from Vulgar Latin an unverified form medalia, a small coin from an unverified form medialia from Late Latin medialis, medial
- medallic adjective
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