Definitions

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  • n. A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A banker; a money changer or broker; one who deals in bills of exchange, or who is skilled in the science of exchange.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One versed in the operations of exchange and the value of foreign moneys; a dealer in notes and bills of exchange.

Etymologies

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French cambiste, Italian cambista, from Latin cambire to exchange. See change.

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  • One who deals in bills of exchange or who is skilled in the science and practice of exchange; a banker.

    May 12, 2008