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Meaning of GREENBACK

Pronunciation:  'green`bak

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank); "he peeled off five one-thousand-zloty notes"
 

GREENBACK is a 9 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: bank bill, bank note, banker's bill, banknote, bill, Federal Reserve note, government note, 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
 
 Definition: 
\Green"back"\, n.
One of the legal tender notes of the United States; -- first
issued in 1862, and having the devices on the back printed
with green ink, to prevent alterations and counterfeits.

 

 

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