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argent meaning

EN[ˈɑːdʒɛnt] [ˈɑɹdʒɛnt]
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WArgent
  • In heraldry, argent is the tincture of silver, and belongs to the class of light tinctures, called "metals". It is very frequently depicted as white and usually considered interchangeable with it.
  • The name derives from Latin argentum, which derives from the Greek 'Αργυρος, translated as silver or white metal. The word argent had the same meaning in Old French blazon, from which it passed into the English language.
  • In some historical depictions of coats of arms, a kind of silver leaf was applied to those parts of the device that were argent. Over time, the silver content of these depictions has tarnished and darkened.
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  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Uncomparable adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Singularia tantum
          • Uncountable nouns
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      1. fr argentine
      2. en argentine
      3. fr argent
      4. en argentic
      5. fr argenté
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      Grammatically, this word "argent" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum.
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