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1. A large medal.
2. An emblem of registration for a taxicab.
3. Any of various large ancient Greek coins.
4. Something resembling a large medal, as:
a. An oval or circular design used as decoration.
b. A painting or an engraving set in an oval or circular frame.
c. A circular portion of food, especially a boneless cut of meat: medallions of veal.
[French médaillon, from Italian medaglione, augmentative of medaglia, medal, from Old Italian; see medal.]
1. a large medal
2. (Architecture) an oval or circular decorative device resembling a medal, usually bearing a portrait or relief moulding, used in architecture and textile design
3. (Textiles) an oval or circular decorative device resembling a medal, usually bearing a portrait or relief moulding, used in architecture and textile design
[C17: from French, from Italian medaglione, from medaglia medal]
1. a large medal.
2. something, as an ornament, resembling a medal.
3. a round portion of food, as meat.
[1650–60; < French médaillon < Italian medaglione,medaglia medal]
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|Noun||1.||medallion - any of various large ancient Greek coins|
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
|2.||medallion - a circular helping of food (especially a boneless cut of meat); "medallions of veal"|
|3.||medallion - an emblem indicating that a taxicab is registered|
|4.||medallion - an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event|
accolade, honor, laurels, honour, award - a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction; "an award for bravery"
Congressional Medal of Honor, Medal of Honor - the highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action `above and beyond the call of duty'
Distinguished Service Medal - a United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility
Distinguished Service Cross - a United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
Navy Cross - a United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy
Distinguished Flying Cross - a United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
Air Medal - a United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight
Bronze Star, Bronze Star Medal - a United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
Order of the Purple Heart, Purple Heart - a United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
Oak Leaf Cluster - a United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before
Victoria Cross - a British military decoration for gallantry
Distinguished Conduct Medal - a British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
Distinguished Service Order - a British military decoration for special service in action
Croix de Guerre - a French military decoration for gallantry
Medaille Militaire - a French military decoration
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