Exergue Definition

ĕksûrg, ĕgzûrg
The space on a coin or medal below or around the pictures or designs, often used for the date, place, etc.
Webster's New World
The inscription in this space.
Webster's New World

Origin of Exergue

  • French Greek ex- ex- Greek ergon work werg- in Indo-European roots

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

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