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commodity money wordnet sense
  1. Commodity money is money whose value comes from a commodity out of which it is made. It is objects that have value in themselves as well as for use as money.
  2. Money that takes the form of a commodity with intrinsic value common resources goods that are rival but not excludable.
  3. Precious metals or other items with intrinsic value that are used as money.
  4. A commodity used as a medium of exchange, such as gold.