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1. Silver as conventionally represented in heraldry by the color white.
2. Archaic The metal silver.
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]
1. the heraldic color silver or white.
2. Archaic. the metal silver.adj.
3. silvery; silvery white.
[1400–50; late Middle English argentum < Latin: silver, money]
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|Noun||1.||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"|