Specimen vs Coupon - What's the difference?

specimen | coupon |


As nouns the difference between specimen and coupon

is that specimen is an individual instance that represents a class; an example while coupon is (obsolete) a certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.

specimen

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • An individual instance that represents a class; an example.
  • early specimens of the art of Picasso
  • A sample, especially one used for diagnostic analysis.
  • An eligible man.
  • Examples:

    coupon

    English

    (wikipedia coupon)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A certificate of interest due, printed at the bottom of transferable bonds (state, railroad, etc.), given for a term of years, designed to be cut off and presented for payment when the interest is due; an interest warrant.
  • (finance) Any interest payment made or due on a bond, debenture or similar (no longer by a physical coupon).
  • A section of a ticket, showing the holder to be entitled to some specified accommodation or service, as to a passage over a designated line of travel, a particular seat in a theater, a discount, etc.
  • (Scotland) The face.
  • Synonyms

    * (section of a ticket giving the holder some entitlement ): voucher

    Derived terms

    * couponer * couponing * zero coupon bond

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