blanc: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (blangk Fr. blän), [key]
— pl. blancs
  1. a silver coin of France of the 14th–18th centuries, debased in later years.
  2. an Anglo-Gallic copy of this coin, issued by Henry VI.
  3. a liquid for poaching meat, fish, or vegetables, often containing wine, herbs, and vegetables; court-bouillon.


Pronunciation: (blän), [key]
— n.
  1. 1811–82, French socialist and historian.
  2. See(def. 1).
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