Meaning of “medallion” in the English Dictionary

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medallionnoun [ C ]

us /məˈdæl·jən/

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

(Definition of “medallion” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)