Argent meaning

ärjənt
(heraldry) The white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.

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(old poet.) Silvery.
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The metal silver.
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(heraldry): of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.
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Silver as conventionally represented in heraldry by the color white.
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(archaic) The metal silver.
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(archaic) Silver.
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(obs.) Silver coin; money.
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(heraldry) The representation of the metal silver: indicated in engravings by a plain white field.
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Of silver or silver-coloured.
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Origin of argent

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin argentum silver arg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Old French argent (“silver”), from Latin argentum (“white money, silver”)

    From Wiktionary