Definition of agiotage in English:

agiotage

noun

historical
  • The business of money-changing.

Origin

Early 18th century. From French agiotage from agioter to speculate (although this is first attested slightly later: 1716; from agio, with insertion of medial -t- by analogy with nouns ending in -ot; compare † agiot, variant of agio) + -age.

Pronunciation

agiotage

/ˈadʒ(ɪ)ətɑːʒ//ˈadʒ(ɪ)ətɪdʒ/