Definition of nomisma in US English:

nomisma

noun

  • 1Money; coinage, especially viewed as a means of controlling the monetary system. rare.

  • 2Bezant.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Camden (1551–1623), historian and herald. From ancient Greek νόμισμα money, current coin, also usage, custom from νομίζειν to use customarily + -ισμα.

Pronunciation

nomisma

/nə(ʊ)ˈmɪzmə/