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noun 
  1. the metal silver.
  2. (tincture): the white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.
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    • 1909: The metals are gold and silver, these being termed "or" and "". &mdash; Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, A Complete Guide to Heraldry
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zilver
  • French: argent
  • German: Silber
  • Italian: argento
  • Spanish: plata
adjective 
  1. of silver or silver-coloured.
  2. (tincture): of white or silver tincture on a coat of arms.
  • 1889: ...when the shield is , it is shown in an engraving by being left plain. &mdash; Charles Norton Elvin, A Dictionary of Heraldry
Translations: 
  • Dutch: zilver
  • French: argent
  • German: silbern
  • Italian: argento
  • Spanish: plata (blanco)
Etymology: From argentum "white money", "silver", via argent.


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