zero-coupon


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ze·ro-cou·pon

(zîr′ō-ko͞o′pŏn, -kyo͞o′-, zē′rō-)
adj.
Paying no interest to the holder and sold at a discount from face value: a zero-coupon bond.

ze′ro-cou`pon



adj.
(esp. of a bond) bearing no interest but sold substantially below face value.
[1975–80]
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