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medallion

noun [C]  /məˈdæl·jən/ us  
a metal disk worn as a decoration on a chain around the neck or attached to a vehicle to show that it can be legally used for a special purpose: He drove a medallion taxi while he attended college at night. A medallion is also a round piece of meat: medallions of lamb/veal
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