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Meaning of BANK NOTE

Pronunciation:  bangk nowt

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
 Synonyms: bank bill, banker's bill, banknote, bill, Federal Reserve note, government note, greenback, note
 See Also: buck, clam, c-note, dollar, dollar bill, five-dollar bill, fiver, five-spot, folding money, hundred dollar bill, one dollar bill, paper currency, paper money, silver certificate, twenty dollar bill, two dollar bill



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bank" note`\
1. A promissory note issued by a bank or banking company,
   payable to bearer on demand.

Note: In the United States popularly called a bank bill.

2. Formerly, a promissory note made by a banker, or banking
   company, payable to a specified person at a fixed date; a
   bank bill. See {Bank bill}, 2. [Obs.]

3. A promissory note payable at a bank.