Byz"ant (?), Byz"an*tine (?) n. [OE. besant, besaunt, F. besant, fr. LL. Byzantius, Byzantinus, fr. Byzantium.] Numis.

A gold coin, so called from being coined at Byzantium. See Bezant.

 

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