Etymology

1. seigniorage

noun. ['ˌsiːgˈniːɝɪdʒ'] charged by a government for coining bullion.

Etymology

  • seigneur (French)
  • senior (Latin)

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Seigniorage

  • acreage
  • alderidge
  • amperage
  • betteridge
  • beverage
  • beveridge
  • brokerage
  • coverage
  • deatherage
  • detherage
  • everage
  • hemorrhage
  • leverage
  • leverage
  • pilferage
  • sewerage
  • stockbrokerage
  • underage

Example sentences of the word seigniorage


1. Noun, singular or mass
For this reason, seigniorage is often referred to as an inflation tax.

Synonym.com