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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: médaillon, from Italian medaglione, from medaglia; MEDAL

medallion

noun
     
Related topics: Jewellery
me‧dal‧li‧on [countable]
DCJ a piece of metal shaped like a large coin, worn as jewellery on a chain around the neck:
a silver medallion

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