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1. Silver as conventionally represented in heraldry by the color white.
2. Archaic The metal silver.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin argentum, silver; see arg- in Indo-European roots.]
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a. an archaic or poetic word for silver
b. (as adjective; often postpositive, esp in heraldry): a bend argent.
[C15: from Old French, from Latin]
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(ˈɑr dʒənt)

1. the heraldic color silver or white.
2. Archaic. the metal silver.
3. silvery; silvery white.
[1400–50; late Middle English argentum < Latin: silver, money]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.argent - a metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
tincture - a substances that colors metals
Adj.1.argent - of lustrous grey; covered with or tinged with the color of silver; "silvery hair"
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
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(obs, poet, Her)
nSilber nt
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